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Embassies Under Attack: An Open Letter to Muslims

Rafael Fernández de Castro | Posted 11.01.2012 | World
Rafael Fernández de Castro

Muslim brothers and sisters, I urge you to unite and condemn the recent violent attacks on American embassies and consulates in the Middle East and to...

GOP's Libyan Hit on Obama Won't Taint His Foreign Policy Triumphs

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This juggling act would pose a nerve racking challenge to any GOP or Democrat occupant of the Oval Office. The tight walk demanded that a president be flexible, deft, and attuned to fast changing conditions and players in the Middle East.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

Joshua Hersh

Libya Attack Points To Dilemma Of Unfinished Arab Spring

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

A timely new report from the nonprofit International Crisis Group warns that Libya's internal disarray poses a significant threat to the safety and se...

Obama Honoring Libya Victims

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. — Four Americans killed in an attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya returned home Friday, their remains each carried i...

Read The Original "Innocence Of Muslims" Casting Notice

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

A posting in the online archives of Backstage offers strong evidence that the actors cast in "The Innocence of Muslims" were misled by the film's prod...

Google Blocks Anti-Muslim Movie From Stirring More Protests

The New York Times | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

As violence spread in the Arab world over a video on YouTube ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad, Google, the owner of YouTube, blocked access to it in tw...

Jaweed Kaleem

Anti-Muslim Film May Jeopardize Relations Between Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

Most acts of religiously motivated violence pit one faith against the other, but the uproar across the Middle East over clips of an anti-Islam film th...

Advice to Media and Muslims: Don't Feed the Trolls

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 11.13.2012 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

The jerk who made that video, the one that supposedly incited rioting and murder in Egypt and Libya, is the very definition of a troll: He made it to elicit the reaction he was sure he'd cause. That is what trolls do.

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Clarifies Eyebrow-Raising Egypt Statement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's statement in an interview Wednesday night that the Egyptian government was neither an ally nor an enemy to the ...

Andrea Stone

Former Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack Fought Proselytizing In The Ranks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

One of the security guards killed during an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that may have been related to an incendiary anti-Musl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Portman Admits He Doesn't Have All The Facts While Defending Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

In a bid to defend Mitt Romney from the political fallout over the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) admitted on Thursday ...

What McCain Won't Say

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is accusing President Barack Obama of pursuing "a feckless foreign policy" that has compromised American influence...

Jaweed Kaleem

A Religious Motivation Behind Film That Lead To Middle Eastern Protests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.13.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: Sept. 13, 11:34 a.m. -- The Associated Press has identified Californian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula as the man behind the anti-Muslim film that's...

Online Gamers Mourn Loss Of 'Vile Rat'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Sean Smith, the foreign service information management officer who was killed with three others in an attack on an American consulate in Libya, wasn't...

Jennifer Bendery

House Appropriations Chairman 'Open' To Cutting Off Libya Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says he won't bow to requests by conservative lawmakers to cut off U.S. aid to Libya ...

Joshua Hersh

Battle For Libya Consulate Raged For 4 Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where four American diplomats lost their lives Tuesday night, lasted for approxim...

Anti-Islam Pastor Under Pressure In Wake Of Attacks

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

* Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film * Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie By Phil Stewar...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: Romney Tends 'To Shoot First And Aim Later'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama responded to Mitt Romney's charge that the White House mishandled its response to the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya by acc...

Jon Ward

Republicans Push Back Against Notion Of A 'Lehman Moment' For Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Influential Republicans on Wednesday pushed back against the overwhelming perception in the press that Mitt Romney made a significant err...

Ryan: Obama Defense Cuts 'Breed Weakness'

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's defense spending cuts "breed w...

Amanda Terkel

Tony Perkins Pushes Back On Romney's Libya Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins disagreed on Wednesday with assessments by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Repub...

U.S. Officials: Libya Attack May Have Been Planned

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, may have been plan...

Top General Asks Terry Jones To Withdraw Support For Film

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by ...

Lucas Kavner

Does Sam Bacile Actually Exist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

After YouTube clips of his amateurish, green-screen-heavy film "The Innocence of Muslims" or "Muslim Innocence" were translated into Arabic and led to...