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Study: Hizbullah won propaganda war
Jerusalem Post ^ | 04-30-2007 | GEORGE CONGER

Posted on 04/30/2007 10:52:44 AM PDT by bedolido

Hizbullah won the Second Lebanon War by achieving a propaganda victory over Israel, a Harvard University study has concluded. Aided and abetted by a compliant and credulous press, Hizbullah achieved victory by convincing the world that Israel was the aggressor and that Israel's retaliatory offensive was a "disproportionate" response to the kidnapping and killing of its soldiers.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; enemedia; fakephotos; fauxtography; goebbelswouldbeproud; hezbollah; hizballah; hizbullah; islamicsupremacists; israel; mediabias; mediawar; propaganda; propalestinianwar; proterrorist; war; won; zogbyism

1 posted on 04/30/2007 10:52:45 AM PDT by bedolido
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To: bedolido

DUH.........

I could have told you that from DAY 4, without wasting money on a STUDY!

How many fake news stories did they “Study” to determine that?


2 posted on 04/30/2007 10:56:30 AM PDT by tcrlaf (VOTE DEM! You'll Look GREAT In A Burqa!)
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To: bedolido
Hizballah terrorists won the propaganda war because the Hate Israel and Hate American world wide media was absolutely on their side.

PS: Through out history the side that wins the propaganda war ends up losing the real war.

3 posted on 04/30/2007 10:57:28 AM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: bedolido

Hard to lose when the presstitutes take your side...


4 posted on 04/30/2007 10:57:55 AM PDT by eureka! (The 'rats have made their choice in the WOT and honest history will not be kind to them...)
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To: bedolido

How hard is it to win a propoganda war when the Western press is already 100% behind the Islamonazis to begin with?


5 posted on 04/30/2007 10:58:22 AM PDT by AngryJawa ({IDPA, NRA} GO HUNTER '08)
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To: bedolido
Aided and abetted by a compliant and credulous press...

Well, then Hezbollah didn't "win" the propaganda war - victory was given to them by International Socialism's public relations arm. ;)

6 posted on 04/30/2007 10:59:13 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("Wise men don't need to debate; men who need to debate are not wise." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: eureka!

7 posted on 04/30/2007 10:59:31 AM PDT by sono (TITUS PVLLO in MMVIII - Paid for by the Aventine Collegium for Pullo)
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To: jveritas
PS: Through out history the side that wins the propaganda war ends up losing the real war.

Could you cite some examples there. I can think of plenty of losers who had propaganda but I don't know that they won a propaganda war.

8 posted on 04/30/2007 11:00:33 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: AngryJawa

No matter how many journalists get beheaded, you can always count on the media support the islamofascists. Amazing.


9 posted on 04/30/2007 11:02:20 AM PDT by henkster (Al Gore is the second coming...of Trofim Lysenko)
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To: jveritas

Read T.X. Hammes’ “The Sling and the Stone”...he talks extensively about the phenomenon of the “information war.”


10 posted on 04/30/2007 11:02:55 AM PDT by glennshepard (Semper Fi, Beat Army)
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To: sono

;^)


11 posted on 04/30/2007 11:04:50 AM PDT by eureka! (The 'rats have made their choice in the WOT and honest history will not be kind to them...)
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To: henkster
No matter how many journalists get beheaded, you can always count on the media support the islamofascists. Amazing.

Well, it isn't as if most journos actually use the contents of their skulls anyhow. [/dark humor]

12 posted on 04/30/2007 11:07:06 AM PDT by AngryJawa ({IDPA, NRA} GO HUNTER '08)
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To: rhombus

The Nazis in WW II and the Soviets in the Cold War won the propaganda war but ended up losing the wars.


13 posted on 04/30/2007 11:09:43 AM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: jveritas
Not so sure about that.

14 posted on 04/30/2007 11:12:50 AM PDT by sono (TITUS PVLLO in MMVIII - Paid for by the Aventine Collegium for Pullo)
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To: jveritas
The Nazis in WW II and the Soviets in the Cold War won the propaganda war but ended up losing the wars.

Who did they end up winning the propaganda war with? Maybe the Soviets won with the Academics of the 40's and 50's....er and the 60's, 70's and 80's so that's probably a good example. :-) I'm not sure the Nazis really won with anyone, though.

15 posted on 04/30/2007 11:13:27 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: bedolido

Of course they did...just ask Pelosi.


16 posted on 04/30/2007 11:36:14 AM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: bedolido

Don’t forget, after they based themselves in urban neighborhoods, causing Israeli strikes to damage civilian buildings, they embarked on a massive aid and reconstruction project using Iranian money.

They definitely won the PR war, no doubt about it. It couldn’t have been planned better.


17 posted on 04/30/2007 11:59:15 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: rhombus

The Nazis were very successful in their Propaganda war from 1933-1943 and very unfortunately they convinced the Germans and many other people in Europe and the world that they were right. In fact Josef Gobbles is still considered one the best propagandists in history.


18 posted on 04/30/2007 12:03:28 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: sono

Excellent graphic Sono :)


19 posted on 04/30/2007 12:04:27 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: jveritas

Good point. Let’s not forget Leni Riefenstahl and Triumph of Will either.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_of_the_Will


20 posted on 04/30/2007 12:11:56 PM PDT by rhombus
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To: jveritas

Joseph, with all the talent residing in this country, it’s just sad that a similar effort hasn’t been launched in support of our country. Instead of focusing on Bush, we should all be focused on the terrorists.


21 posted on 04/30/2007 12:19:11 PM PDT by sono (TITUS PVLLO in MMVIII - Paid for by the Aventine Collegium for Pullo)
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To: sono
The major problem my FRiend is that liberals and their media hate President Bush more than they hate the terrorists. It is very sad but that is the truth.
22 posted on 04/30/2007 12:35:58 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: rhombus

Exactly.


23 posted on 04/30/2007 12:36:44 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: jveritas
“This will be my last territorial demand.”

- Adolf Hitler, commenting on his interests in the Sudetenland, September 1938

24 posted on 04/30/2007 12:50:41 PM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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25 posted on 04/30/2007 4:16:27 PM PDT by SJackson (Arab leaders don't give a damn whether the refugees live or die, R. Garroway, UNWRA director, 8/58)
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To: bedolido
Amazing. . .kudos, of course to Reuters. . .AP; without whose 'designer news' reporting; Hizbullah would 'by truth told'; been rendered null and void. . .
26 posted on 05/01/2007 4:20:01 AM PDT by cricket (If you want to lose a mile; give a Lib an inch. . .)
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