Saturday, July 12, 2014

Binocular Snapshot for 07/12/2014


LastDayWatchers check the INFO ON TAP

It pits a new generation of shock troops hardened by battle in Iraq and Syria against al Qaeda veterans who had built the movement but were increasingly seen as too passive, both politically and theologically.

The aftershocks from the jihadist rupture are still reverberating. Since Mr. Baghdadi’s sermon last week declaring himself caliph, al Qaeda affiliates in Yemen have denounced him. So too has the mainstream Sunni religious establishment

An image of Israelis in Sderot who gathered on a hill to watch and celebrate Gaza being bombed has gone viral on Twitter, the photo posted by a Danish journalist caused uproar online.

The "knock on the roof" occur at 0:13 then the larger bomb is at the 1:22