10 lecture - Missed notes(someone elses Iran-Iraq war Iran suffered from military inferiority Khomeini needed a force multiplier He framed the war

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9/10/09 Missed notes (someone else’s ) Iran-Iraq war Iran suffered from military inferiority Khomeini needed a force multiplier He framed the war as a holy war and used religious Shiite mythology Formal socialization into Martyrdom The state introduced the idea of martyrdom to the curriculum of schools as well as to military training They offered informal socialization mechanisms by turning martyrs into heroes of popular culture-cartoons are an example The mechanisms were later exported to Lebanon and Palestine (some else’s notes) The media is the best friend of the terrorist, because it aids to the psychological impact 9/11 – cameras were everywhere the role of the reporter is to report, you cannot censor – which comes to the moral dilemma: commercial or moral anything that happens goes online immediately (especially after 9/11) 3 days after 9/11, terrorists hijacked a television station, only showing again the images, and created the sense of insecurity (ppl were outraged, insecure, scared,
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course GOV 365N taught by Professor Moser during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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10 lecture - Missed notes(someone elses Iran-Iraq war Iran suffered from military inferiority Khomeini needed a force multiplier He framed the war

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