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Cameras define the chaos

Cameras define the chaos
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First Published: Fri, Sep 09 2011. 10 24 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Sep 09 2011. 10 24 PM IST
The destruction of the World Trade Center towers was the first time in history an act of mass murder was broadcast live around the world. An audience of millions became inadvertent, helpless, second-by-second participants in an annihilating event that beggared comprehension.
This spectacle was no accident. Photography, television, computers and the Internet are technological marvels of the West that the jihadi terrorists hijacked, no less than they did the jet aircraft, in order to turn them against their inventors
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First Published: Fri, Sep 09 2011. 10 24 PM IST
More Topics: World Trade Center | US | Terror | Photographs | Jihadi |