The idea that the Maliki regime will include Sunnis in its government and that will trigger the defeat of the Islamic State by Iraqis is more Obama fantasy. And meanwhile: “#AmessagefromISIStoUS: Islamist militants tweet gruesome images of dead American soldiers and vow to blow up embassies after Obama launches airstrikes,” Daily Mail, August 8, 2014 (thanks to Beagle):
Supporters of the ISIS terror group tweeted thousands of messages on Friday bearing the hashtag #AmessagefromISIStoUS featuring gruesome photos and threats to U.S. soldiers and citizens after American airstrikes took out terrorist targets in Iraq for the first time.
Some tweeted photos depict dead U.S. Army soldiers, U.S. marines hung from bridges in Fallujah, decapitated men, human heads on spikes, and the twin towers in flames on September 11, 2001.
‘This is a message for every American citizen,’ read one message sent with the hashtag. ‘You are the target of every Muslim in the world wherever you are.’
Obama’s decision Friday morning to launch strikes against ISIS artillery positions set off ISIS backers and triggered online propaganda
‘We will make a barbecue party on you’: Some of the threats came in broken English from accounts that mostly tweet in Arabic
‘US citizens will be a target for ISIS,’ another reads, ‘because of American airstrike[s] on Iraq.’
Another warned that ISIS is ‘ready to cut your heads Dear Americans O sons of bitches. Come quickly.’
That tweet also carried a second hashtag: #WarOnWhites. Others featured taunting captions to pictures of soldiers previously wounded or killed in Iraq, reminding Us commanders what happened last time there was a full scale invasion….