Skip to comments.Clinton demands Arab Spring nations protect embassies, halt violence
Posted on 09/14/2012 7:13:52 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
As anti-American furor raged in the home of the Arab Spring, the top U.S. diplomat on Friday sternly warned countries where the unrest has been most pronounced: Stop the violence and seek justice against those attacking diplomatic missions, or else the United States will.
Many have fumed over what Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described Friday as an "awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with" -- an inflammatory anti-Islam film posted online this summer, and publicized in recent days.
The 14-minute film trailer, which was privately produced in the United States led by a man federal officials identified as Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, mocks the Prophet Mohammed as a womanizer, child molester and ruthless killer.
Protesters, notably, haven't all been violent and they represent a fraction of their respective nations' populations: In Egypt, for example, a few thousand have clashed with security forces outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo, in a nation of more than 80 million people.
Still, confrontations that have occurred have aggravated relations between the U.S. and other nations, and led to a number of deaths...
Clinton said such assaults are misguided, and fly in the face of the better society many in these countries recently fought for when they overthrew authoritarian rulers.
Despite the firm condemnation by U.S. government officials, some in the Muslim world -- especially those raised in regimes in which the government must authorize any film production -- cannot accept that a movie like "Innocence of Muslims" can be produced without being sanctioned by Washington, said Council of Foreign Relations scholar Ed Husain.
"They're projecting ... their experience, their understanding (that) somehow the U.S. government is responsible for the actions of a right-wing fellow," said Husain, a senior fellow at the New York think thank.
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[Please ] Stop the violence and seek justice against those attacking diplomatic missions, *because* the United States *won't*.
No statement is necessary, actions are.
Hitlary needs to be dumped. These Hard-Core Muslims have zero respect for women...and will not be diplomatic with a foreign woman
Demonstrates more how Hitlary, Obsama, and the rest of the DhimmiCrats have no clue how to deal with this current round of Islamic Terrorism
“Hillary takes time off from being confounded and confused to be stern, confounded and confused.”.....
She’s asking and expecting someone else to protect our marines but gives them no ammunition to protect themselves? Yup, she is indeed “confounded and confused”.
I have the feeling Obummer is about to throw this fat ass under the bus too. He’d do anything to save his skin.
And they will continue to blame films/cartoons/phrases for other's violence as a means to build a case against Free Speech. They care not about the terrorists killing our folks - they see an opportunity to further their real cause; the bit by bit abolishment of the documents that made this Nation great.
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