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Anti-Islamic Film Used as ‘Excuse’ for Attacks - Obama

Topic: Anti-Islam movie protests

07:53 21/09/2012
WASHINGTON, September 21 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: "Innocence of Muslims", Barack Obama, United States

Extremists used the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims” as a pretext to carry out worldwide attacks against the interests of the United States, President Barack Obama said.

“What we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm U.S. interests,” Obama said.

The U.S.-produced amateur video, which denigrates Islam's Prophet Muhammad, has sparked widespread protests across the Middle East and North Africa, some of which have turned violent.

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stephens and three embassy staff were killed during an attack on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi earlier this month.

 

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  • WestKazakObama is a liar
    09:02, 21/09/2012
    Obama is using the film as an excuse as to why America is being attacked in the Middle East. Obama hides the truth that the Middle East is tired of US military aggression in their home countries. Obama is worse than Hitler. He has expanded the war started by Bush in Iraq and taken it to other countries in the Middle East. Obama broke his 2008 promise that he would bring the all the troops home for the Summer in 2009.
  • MattObama is Hypocrite
    10:57, 21/09/2012
    While the US panders to Islamic fundamentalists, the US State Dept got Myanmar leader Ang San Suu Kyi to endorse the actions of the Pussy Riots during her visit to the US right now. The "Innocence of Muslims" is legal in the United States while the actions of Pussy Riots will be deemed illegal anywhere, even in Islamic countries. Yet the US persists in this anti-Christian and anti-Russian activity even while its embassies are getting attacked.
    Where is the sanity in all these?

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