Anger that erupted on Sept. 11 over an amateur film denigrating Prophet Muhammad spread throughout the Muslim world. Two weeks later, the unrest prompted a historic response from President Obama at the United Nations General Assembly. GlobalPost brings you the latest on how the story is playing across the Middle East, on the US campaign trail, and around the world.
From war to diplomacy, how Obama's message has changed.
A change in tone and message is clear when comparing President Obama's 2009 Nobel Peace Prize remarks and his Tuesday speech at the UN General Assembly. GlobalPost compares the key points made in each address.
Kerry, in the running to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, said "clearly mistakes were made" at the State Department, following the release of a report on the attacks conducted by an independent body.
America and its allies have been challenged in contemporary times by three dangerous “isms.” Fascism was bred in Nazi Germany and defeated in Europe. Communism, now a fading force, was nurtured in Russia, but confronted on a global platform. Islamist extremism, which exploded on American soil on September 11, 2001, is rooted in the Arab lands of the Middle East, and in the light of recent events is clearly still with us. What should America do about it?