Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Careful, point-by-point analysis follows each photo:
- New Fatah recruit, having just finished recording his video, is not in a good mood.
- "Ohhh, I want to go home. They told me this was free summer camp."
- "Wait, wait, no! Don't snap that-- Dammit! I don't have a mask on. Now my Hamas friends back home will never let me live this down."
- Palestinian security team repeats the training drill, with special attention this time to the mandatory "kill shot" forgotten the first time around.
- A P.A. police team practicing effective crowd control measures, prepares to tie apprehended suspect to the rear bumper of their car.
- Palestinian security recruits hone their "our hands are tied" technique in preparation for possible confrontations with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, should the militant organizations launch attacks at departing Israelis in Gaza.
- Fatah members practice "detonation despite detention" drills, useful should Israeli security forces apprehend them mid-mission
- Fatah summer camp begins with the traditional singing of "Kumbaya"
- Fatah trainees build teamwork and cameraderie by taking a group physical.
- World Health Organization today closed its investigation into the strange phenomenon of partial left-ear deafness in recent Fatah members. Doctors admit they are stumped.