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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...

The Arab Spring: Confounded Again... And Again

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 11.14.2012 | World
Benjamin R. Barber

Coupled with the rising anger against the United States in Egypt, Yemen and elsewhere, the Libyan events must make Americans wonder what is happening to the Arab Spring.

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...

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 ...

Law School Mourns The Death Of Diplomat Alum Killed In Libya

Posted 11.13.2012 | College

University of California Hastings College of the Law is mourning their alumnus, Libyan ambassador Chris Stevens, after he died from "severe asphyxiati...

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...

Could the Death of Chris Stevens Mark a Change in Western Attitudes Towards Islam?

Annabel Symington | Posted 11.13.2012 | World
Annabel Symington

Since Muslims and Islam took the place of Russia and communism as the villain of choice for Hollywood films, the media has repeatedly failed in interrogate the view that Islam and Muslim fundamentalism are inextricable.

Wounded U.S. Diplomats Treated In Germany

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The three diplomats injured in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya are being treated at an American military hospital in...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Honors Americans Killed In Libya, Vows To 'Bring Justice To Their Killers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden condemned the Tuesday attacks in Libya that left four American foreign officials dead and vowed to "bring to ju...

World Leaders React To Libya Attacks

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By The Associated Press -- Political leaders around the world condemned an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed ambassador ...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Accusation Of Obama 'Sympathy' With Benghazi Attackers Makes No Sense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

In 2006, the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published a series of satiric editorial cartoons that lampooned the prophet Muhammed, touching off demon...

U.S. Embassies In 7 Countries Warn Of Possible Attacks

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. embassies in at least seven countries in the Middle East, Africa and the Caucasus are warning of possible anti-American protes...

Michael McAuliff

Rep. Allen West Blames Obama For Libya Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) piled onto a right-wing push Wednesday to blame President Barack Obama for attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in ...

Stupid Film Compromises American Security And Reputation

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.12.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Violent reactions to any kind of art or thought, no matter how lame, are disgusting and unacceptable in decent society. Yet creating a film such as "Innocence of Muslims" is akin to shouting fire in the movie theatre.

Christopher Stevens, U.S. Ambassador To Libya, Slain

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed and Samuel P. Jacobs | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - As a mid-level U.S. diplomat, Chris Stevens dreamed up the idea of building bridges with Iran by having the United S...