27th Jul 2013
Visualizing political allegiance: the emblem of Iraq’s Badr Organization next to Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei.

Visualizing political allegiance: the emblem of Iraq’s Badr Organization next to Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei.

27th Jul 2013
Envisioning a global Shi’i militant movement in a time of growing sectarianism: The emblems of militant Shi’i groups adorning the figure of Ayatollah Khamenei. Image produced by Iraqi Shi’i activists on Facebook.

Envisioning a global Shi’i militant movement in a time of growing sectarianism: The emblems of militant Shi’i groups adorning the figure of Ayatollah Khamenei. Image produced by Iraqi Shi’i activists on Facebook.

27th May 2013
For hardliners, Iran’s June 2013 presidential election is about resistance to Western aggression in all its forms. This campaign poster for front runner Sa’id Jalili plays on that theme: it includes photos of nuclear scientists that Iran claims were killed in Israeli sponsored attacks. (h/t @GEsfandiari) 

For hardliners, Iran’s June 2013 presidential election is about resistance to Western aggression in all its forms. This campaign poster for front runner Sa’id Jalili plays on that theme: it includes photos of nuclear scientists that Iran claims were killed in Israeli sponsored attacks. (h/t @GEsfandiari) 

15th Sep 2012

Jihadi poster threatening Shia Muslims. It’s based on an image of the Punisher, a comic book hero.

14th Sep 2012
"Defend the Messenger…" Part of a flyer distributed around jihadi forums calling for a day of rage. 

"Defend the Messenger…" Part of a flyer distributed around jihadi forums calling for a day of rage. 

11th Sep 2012
Embassy storming de jure: Black flags and Guy Fawkes masks in Egypt.

Embassy storming de jure: Black flags and Guy Fawkes masks in Egypt.

7th Sep 2012
Mitt Romney on the cover of Iranian magazine “Tejarat Farda” via @IranLGBT.

Mitt Romney on the cover of Iranian magazine “Tejarat Farda” via @IranLGBT.

3rd Sep 2012
Jihadi art contest, 1st place by popular vote on Ansar forums.  

Jihadi art contest, 1st place by popular vote on Ansar forums.  

1st Sep 2012

This work deserves attention. Scenes from famous films reimagined as 16th-18th c. Ottoman miniatures. 

28th Aug 2012

Fake licenses of suspected terrorists; one step removed from McLovin.