On October 29, 2019, Fars News Agency (Iran) released a video titled "The Terrorist Scenario." The video compared President Trump's announcement about the death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi to President Obama's announcement about the death of Osama bin Laden. The narrator in the video said that the death of Osama bin Laden had been a "Hollywood story" that was fabricated in order to boost President Obama's popularity prior to the 2012 presidential elections and in order to whitewash the failure of American policies globally. The narrator then said that President Trump is similarly propagating a narrative about the death of Al-Baghdadi for political benefit and to hide the failure of the Deal of the Century and the mistake of pulling out of the JCPOA. The narrator added that the "puzzle" of the recurring Hollywood narrative comes together because American politicians have themselves admitted that the U.S. established ISIS. The video concluded with a drawing of the faces of Osama bin Laden and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi melding together.
President Trump, translated: "Last night, America brought the world's number one terrorist leader to justice. Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is dead."
Narrator: "[Trump's] speech reminds us of the Democratic President [Obama]."
Footage is shown of former U.S. president Barack Obama announcing the death of Osama bin Laden.
Barack Obama: "I can report to the American people, and to the world, the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda."
Narrator: "It is interesting that according to both presidents, not only are the American forces and personnel incredible..."
Footage is shown of former president Obama speaking about the team that carried out the raid.
Barack Obama: "A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability."
Narrator: "... but not even a single American involved in the operation was killed."
President Trump, translated: "No personnel were lost in the operation."
Footage is shown of former president Obama speaking about the outcome of the team that carried out the raid.
Barack Obama: "No Americans were harmed. They took care to avoid civilian casualties."
Narrator: "It is even more interesting that not only did both presidents watch the operations that killed both terrorists, and without any evidence, both were certain that Al-Baghdadi and Bin Laden were killed."
President Trump, translated: "He ignited his vest, killing himself and the three children. His body was mutilated by the blast. The tunnel had caved in on it. But test results gave certain, immediate, and totally positive identification. It was him."
Footage is shown of former president Obama speaking about Seal Team Six identifying and taking custody of Osama Bin Laden's body.
Barack Obama: "After a firefight, they killed Osama bin Laden, and took custody of his body."
Narrator: "This confidence was challenged some time later, and it was proven that the scenario of the killing of bin Laden was nothing more than a Hollywood story. Two former U.S. commandos who participated in the operation, Robert O'Neill and Matt Bissonnette, both claim to have killed the Al-Qaeda leader, important details were edited by Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan, the fact that Bin Laden was unarmed during the attack, the denial that Obama and his advisors watched the operation live from the war room, U.S. journalist Seymour Hersh's statements that contrary to what is claimed, bin Laden was buried in Afghanistan rather than at sea – this has all proved the falsehood of the killing of Osama bin Laden by the American forces.
"This lie was a very effective [way] to compensate for the popularity Obama had lost, and this was shortly before the presidential elections in America. All this led to a decrease in the prominence of certain things, such as the fall of U.S.-backed Arab dictators, the agreement between Fatah and Hamas in Palestine, the futile pressure exerted on Iran regarding its nuclear program, and the worsening crisis of America's military situation in Afghanistan and Iraq. These are policies that could have caused bad results for the Democrats and the candidacy of Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential elections, but the news about the death of Bin Laden, which caused people to gather around the White House and to celebrate, successfully diverted public opinion.
"This time, however, this recurring scenario is being used in order to keep Trump and the Republicans [in power] and to whitewash the failures of American policy in the region, such as the failure of the Deal of the Century, the mistake of withdrawing from the JCPOA, the fruitlessness of the sanctions against Iran, and the loss of American military power in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. This all led to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi playing the main role in this Hollywood movie so that Trump will re-earn his lost honor before the presidential elections. The puzzle of this recurring Hollywood scenario comes together when American politicians admit that the founders of ISIS and Al-Qaeda are the Americans themselves."
Footage is shown of Donald Trump prior to being elected president.
Donald Trump, translated: "I've made the statement before that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton – these are the founders of ISIS."
Footage is shown of Hillary Clinton speaking.
Hillary Clinton: "People we are fighting today – we funded 20 years ago – and we did it because we were locked in this struggle with the Soviet Union. They invaded Afghanistan and we did not want to see them control Central Asia, and we went to work, and it was President Reagan in partnership with the Congress led by Democrats, who said: 'You know what, [this] sounds like a pretty good idea. Let's deal with the ISI [Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence], the Pakistani military, and let's go recruit these mujahideen, and that's great, let's get some to come from Saudi Arabia and other places, importing their Wahhabi brand of Islam, so that we can go beat the Soviet Union...'"
Narrator: "As a matter of fact, the recurring terrorist scenario is nothing but nurturing donkeys that have been fattened only to be devoured on opening day at the zoo, so that the spectators can enjoy watching the revered predators."