October 1, 2012

Muslim Rage Is About Politics, Not Religion

Husain Haqqani, Newsweek

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Such well-organized manipulation of sentiment belies the notion that orchestrated protests are spontaneous expressions of Muslim rage. Like followers of any other religion, Muslims do not like insults to their faith or to their prophet. But the protests that make the headlines are the function of politics, not religion.

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TAGGED: Islam, Middle East, Libya, Egypt, Muslims

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