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Jacobin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-20-07 07:52 PM
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37. There is a significant portion of the muslim
population who are not enamored of Israelis
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  -Daniel Pearl: did he die because he was a Jew or a journalist? babylonsister  Jun-19-07 11:47 PM   #0 
  - Maybe he was investigating something they didn't want him too.  fooj   Jun-19-07 11:51 PM   #1 
  - They may not distinguish between Journalist or Spy.  alfredo   Jun-19-07 11:56 PM   #3 
  - Very true.  fooj   Jun-20-07 12:05 AM   #5 
     - If they knew he was Jewish he was then seen as a spy for Israel.  alfredo   Jun-20-07 12:24 AM   #7 
        - Sadly, militants aren't the only ones who believe that to be true.  Behind the Aegis   Jun-20-07 12:30 AM   #10 
           - Along with nearly every other country in the world. You know that  alfredo   Jun-20-07 12:38 AM   #11 
              - But being a Jew doesn't qualify one for being a spy for Israel.  Behind the Aegis   Jun-20-07 12:55 AM   #12 
                 - Paranoia or just plain anti Semitism.  alfredo   Jun-20-07 11:26 AM   #17 
  - The answer lies in what he was investigating at the time!  bananarepublican   Jun-20-07 09:05 AM   #16 
     - Well, there is that.  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 04:18 PM   #24 
        - Considering what we NOW know...  fooj   Jun-20-07 05:39 PM   #31 
           - The ISI.  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 07:16 PM   #34 
              - I didn't know what "ISI" was so I googled it. Holy shit.  fooj   Jun-20-07 08:47 PM   #39 
                 - They laundered money to Atta, among other things.  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 08:56 PM   #41 
  - The msm never seemed to make up its mind on that question.  Bozita   Jun-19-07 11:52 PM   #2 
  - I always thought he was killed because he was American.  AZBlue   Jun-19-07 11:57 PM   #4 
  - They knew he was Jewish and had been tracking him. He worked for the Wall Street Journal.  SharonAnn   Jun-20-07 07:51 PM   #36 
     - I didn't realize that.  AZBlue   Jun-20-07 11:07 PM   #42 
  - I doubt he would have been killed if he hadn't been Jewish...  Up2Late   Jun-20-07 12:23 AM   #6 
  - he's just as dead either way. nt  Rosemary2205   Jun-20-07 12:25 AM   #8 
  - Hey! Thanks for that insight! nt  babylonsister   Jun-20-07 08:27 AM   #15 
     - Sorry I guess that did come out snotty, and I didn't mean it that way.  Rosemary2205   Jun-20-07 03:21 PM   #18 
        - There's a lot happening in Pakistan that we won't know for years.  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 03:24 PM   #19 
  - Glad you brought him up. I was really bummed by his death.  upi402   Jun-20-07 12:27 AM   #9 
  - Yes.  WinkyDink   Jun-20-07 12:59 AM   #13 
  - Danny Pearl died because he was a good journalist who took risks.  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 01:08 AM   #14 
  - But I seem to recall his murderers taunting him for being a Jew.  CTyankee   Jun-20-07 03:51 PM   #20 
     - Of course. But, imho they would have taunted him anyway  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 04:14 PM   #22 
  - Wasn't he getting close  mmonk   Jun-20-07 03:53 PM   #21 
  - Yes. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jun-20-07 04:15 PM   #23 
     - I'm pretty sure that was the underlying or primary reason.  mmonk   Jun-20-07 04:57 PM   #27 
  - There was alot of stuff about him here on DU ...speculation and  KoKo01   Jun-20-07 04:51 PM   #25 
  - I think being American sealed his fate,  Jed Dilligan   Jun-20-07 04:55 PM   #26 
  - He was killed  H2O Man   Jun-20-07 05:01 PM   #28 
  - Do you believe there is any possibility  mmonk   Jun-20-07 05:04 PM   #29 
     - I am not  H2O Man   Jun-20-07 06:11 PM   #32 
        - Evil act indeed.  mmonk   Jun-20-07 06:24 PM   #33 
           - Yes....there was more to his death than was reported...or will be for  KoKo01   Jun-20-07 07:47 PM   #35 
  - Both, plus the fact that he was an American  slackmaster   Jun-20-07 05:06 PM   #30 
  - There is a significant portion of the muslim  Jacobin   Jun-20-07 07:52 PM   #37 
  - Which has what to do with the topic?  Behind the Aegis   Jun-20-07 11:11 PM   #43 
     - Just as many in the US  Jacobin   Jun-21-07 02:09 PM   #44 
        - OIC, you were just giving an example of anti-Semitism.  Behind the Aegis   Jun-21-07 03:53 PM   #46 
  - All of the above  fujiyama   Jun-20-07 08:29 PM   #38 
  - Asra Nomani, a friend of Danny's and a former colleague at the WSJ  Glimmer of Hope   Jun-20-07 08:54 PM   #40 
  - Because he worked for the CIA  dkofos   Jun-21-07 02:16 PM   #45 

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