The Jihad's Propaganda Front

When it comes to demagoguery, graphics are paramount, as some current covers of Islamic Jihad magazines from Pakistan's Markaz Ad-Da'wah Wal Irshad (Center for Preaching) demonstrate. The Voice of Islam, left, is helpfully published in English, but even those not fluent in Urdu could get the gist of the magazines' tone from the 1950s B-movie graphics and the copious use of shadowy typefaces. Just in case, we have provided some translation as well.

TITLE Purity

SAMPLE HEADLINE "Come, let's bury the generation of the people of the cross alive in the ground"

OTHER COVER SUBJECTS Getting an education abroad, the...

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