Friday, January 12, 2007

Angry Arabs

Rafi Dajani of ATFP sends this article: The Associated Press examines how recent Mideast events have increased Arab anger at the U.S.

RECENT EVENTS FUEL ARAB IRE TOWARDS U.S. By Salah Nasrawi - Associated Press - January 10, 2007

Cairo, Egypt -- Saddam Hussein's unruly execution, gunbattles in Iraq and U.S. airstrikes on Somalia are increasing hostility toward America in the Arab world and deepening the Shiite-Sunni divide.

The conflicts in Iraq and Somalia are not directly connected. But this week's U.S. strikes in the Horn of Africa country are feeding fears of Sunni Muslim Arabs that their historic dominance of the Middle East is under threat.


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