So, James Foley’s executioner turns out to be… a ‘British’ rapper:
A senior Western intelligence official told Fox News that 23-year-old London rapper Abdel Majed Abdel Bary is the suspect believed to be Foley’s executioner.
U.S. intelligence officials are not commenting publicly on the reports, but a well-placed source told Fox News that Bary’s Egyptian-born father was extradited from London to the United States in 2012 for his alleged connection to Usama bin Laden and the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Africa.
Bary traveled to Syria last year to fight with ISIS, the source said.
This should not surprise anyone.
The technologies of globalization (e.g., the internet, cell phones, etc.) have sped up the degree to which various pathological memes and subcultures actualize into confluence.
It’s why you have teenaged militia members in Sierra Leone listening to American gangsta rap, and why you have a
I would also not be surprised to learn that the ferociousness of Islamic militants is highest among Western-born militants. Why? Because the Western born militant has the added benefit of having received the most virulently anti-Western indoctrination within the West, through its school and university systems, its media, and its pop-culture.