While the continuous drumbeat of muslim claims regarding the myth of Islamophobia resound in Europe, UK & USA and while cartoons are enough to provoke muslim demonstrations and even killing - we now find a former Iraqi, Wafaa Bilel, who is now a US citizen, producing a video game -under the guise of art - that allows the player to stalk and kill US President George W. Bush. In fact, Mr Bilel appears in the video as a suicide bomber.
Mr. Bilel considers himself a political artist who's subject matter usually deals with political oppression, war and what he calls the "Iraqi experience". He was angered when he was viewed as a victim/spy, post first Gulf War, yet still looked to the USA as the place he aspired to live. He received entry into the US and began his new life. Thus, this so -called computer based art is developed by a muslim man, who has utilized all the advantages that the USA offers new immigrants to obtain a bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico and and MFA (Master of Fine Arts) from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago - where he currently resides as a Professor - a Country that clearly has greatly facilitated Bilel's success.
One has to wonder where and how much Wafaa Bilel touts the many liberties he has found in the USA - freedoms that allow him to produce such political "works of art" that would find him maimed or killed in any muslim nation. (also see here) In fact, Bilel had previously been arrested for his artwork by Sadaam Hussein's enforcers.
Or, as it appears, is he twisting the First Amendment to the US Constitution, under the guise of art, to further terrorism, violence and hatred toward the President of the United States and in turn the American people?
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