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September 14, 2012

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Paul

Were These Protests Really About That Film?
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2012/09/were-the-protests-really-about-that-film.html

Also

Deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was an Al Qaeda operation was in revenge of the killing of Abu Yahya al-Libi by a U.S. drone in Pakistan
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2012/09/the-us-ambo-killing-in-benghazi.html

herculodge

From everything I've read, the film was just a catalyst at the very most. Many factors conflated upon this film, which seems a proxy for deeper resentments.

Paul

The demonstrations are indicators of a much deeper problem for the US. Are we any better?

Waging a One-Man War on American Muslims
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/us/on-religion-a-one-man-war-on-american-muslims.html

U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/total-war-islam/

Anti-Islam teachings 'widespread' in US law enforcement, campaigners warn
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/11/anti-islam-teachings-us-law-enforcement

NYPD: Spying on Muslims yielded no leads or cases
http://www.salon.com/2012/08/22/nypd_spying_on_muslims_yielded_no_leads_or_cases/

Islamophobia: Does America Have a Muslim Problem?
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2011936,00.html

herculodge

I concede we have a problem as those articles explain but the violence feeds the problem. Thus alas a vicious cycle has been set into motion. This won't go away.

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