Islamist mods of popular video games

Speaking of Muslims and the Internet…

Islamists using US video games in youth appeal – Yahoo! News

Tech-savvy militants from al Qaeda and other groups have modified video war games so that U.S. troops play the role of bad guys in running gunfights against heavily armed Islamic radical heroes, Defense Department official and contractors told Congress.
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"Battlefield 2" ordinarily shows U.S. troops engaging forces from China or a united Middle East coalition. But in a modified video trailer posted on Islamic Web sites and shown to lawmakers, the game depicts a man in Arab headdress carrying an automatic weapon into combat with U.S. invaders.

In another article, a Pentagon consultant observed, "You can see where the games are set to psychologically condition you to go kill coalition forces." 

Gee, sounds a lot like how most of Hollywood’s Middle East themed movies (e.g., "True Lies", "Blackhawk Down") video games treat Muslims.

Here’s a video clip of the modified games.

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