Erin CunninghamSeptember 12, 2012 13:38
CAIRO — The fanaticism responsible for the attacks on the US missions in Egypt and Libya was both born of, and fed into, the polarizing narratives of each side. Americans hate Islam, otherwise such a film would never have been made, some here say. In the US, the violent actions of a handful of Libyans and Egyptians vindicate those on the right who say Muslims are a destructive group, bent on destroying America and its institutions. The reality is much more complex.