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How Middle East channels are mocking Islamic State militants with satire

Sep 01, 2014    

By Vivian Salama/Associated PressBaghdad The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town not realising he's fired it backward at his leader.The "Looney Tunes"-style cartoon targeting the Islamic State group comes after its militants have swept across large swaths of Syria and Iraq, declaring their own self-styled caliphate while conducting mass shootings of their prisoners. The group cheers its advances and beheadings in slickly produced Internet videos.In response,...

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