By Brian E. Muhammad, FinalCall.com - As unrest intensified by the day, the American public struggled to understand a violent eruption of anti-American anger directed at the United States government in dozens of countries worldwide. Violence sparked by a movie that denigrated the prophet of Islam.
However observers cautioned the upset runs deeper than the film alone.
“It’s a reflection of Islamaphobia in the United States,” said Dr. Gerald Horne, professor of history and African American studies at the University of Houston.
Anti-war leader Brian Becker of the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition added that the film was a “momentary catalyst” which inflamed existing undercurrents of bitterness in people toward the West.
Mr. Becker said Western interventions, drone aircraft killings and the use of CIA operatives and private contractors for covert military operations in the region inevitably produced outrage. Read the full article