Analysis of the IS (ISIS) email

Below is a brief (and therefore incomplete) analysis of the email allegedly sent by IS (ISIS) and reproduced in the media. If you choose to quote from this post, please link back to it so that readers can see the fuller analysis in context. I am using the Telegraph’s version of the email simply because it came up first and matches several others that I cross-checked it with. The language of the email contains some extra information beyond the words themselves, including suggestions of the method of production, and some information about the author. It is crucial to note, however, that these are suggestions only. (Apologies in advance for any typos. This has been written rather quickly.) Continue reading