When it comes to demagoguery, graphics are paramount, as some current covers of Islamic Jihad magazines from Pakistan's Markaz Ad-Da'wah Wal Irshad (Center for Preaching) demonstrate. The Voice of Islam, left, is helpfully published in English, but even those not fluent in Urdu could get the gist of the magazines' tone from the 1950s B-movie graphics and the copious use of shadowy typefaces. Just in case, we have provided some translation as well.
SAMPLE HEADLINE "Come, let's bury the generation of the people of the cross alive in the ground"
OTHER COVER SUBJECTS Getting an education abroad, the message of the jihad, what students say, the new rift between Islam and Christianity, what befell Russia in Afghanistan will befall the U.S.
TITLE News of the Pure: The Thinking of the Women of Islam
SAMPLE HEADLINE "The great mother told her son: Your mother will live on bread and chutney but will not settle for you to leave the path of jihad for this worldly life"
OTHER STORIES The terrifying women of sin, the greatness of Pakistan's mothers and sisters
TITLE Spreading of Islam
SAMPLE HEADLINE "The Jews have gambled world peace. They are successful in killing two birds with one stone. They are the criminals of humanity throughout history, getting Americans and Muslims to fight against each other to achieve their objective of world domination"
OTHER COVER SUBJECTS The target is Pakistan's nuclear plant