L’Observer analizza il fatto che in questi mesi l’arma piu importante dei terroristi islamici sia stata la telecamera. Costi bassi, altissimo impatto emotivo, enorme diffusione.

The execution videos in Iraq combine all the tried-and-tested elements of the genre. They are dramatic productions. There is the main subject centre stage, there is a carefully designed set and backdrop and there are carefully chosen props, such as the cage that Kenneth Bigley appeared in, that send particular messages to particular audiences.