ISIS trumps Vatican for recognition
ISIS terrorists now have a higher brand recognition than the Vatican after spending millions on a slick social media and public relations campaign.
The shocking finding yesterday, revealed in global state leadership rankings, has disgusted Australian police and lawmakers, who are struggling to stop foreign nationals from joining the murderous regime.
Former US deputy assistant secretary of state for public diplomacy Colleen Graffy said yesterday the terrorist regime was manipulating the global news media.
“These results show that IS now has a higher international brand recognition than the Vatican, eclipsing a 2000-year head start by the Papacy,” Professor Graffy said.
“ISIS has managed to magnify its image by manipulating the global news media – start- ing with using their preferred branding: ‘Islamic’ and ‘State’ when they are neither.”
Queensland Deputy Police Commissioner Ross Barnett said ISIS was “reviled” across the world.
“If they have a brand it is instantly associated with murder, barbaric cruelty, tyrannical oppression of civilian communities and irreversible destruction of antiquities,” Mr Barnett said.