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US braced for more Muslim violence

America, caught by surprise by the ferocious September 11 attack against the US consulate in Libya that killed the US ambassador and three other countrymen, is bracing itself for more potential violence in parts of the Muslim world today. Fears are growing that another attack will come after Friday’s weekly prayers – traditionally a time of protest in the Middle East and North Africa. Angry demonstrations over an anti-Islam video have already occurred in Egypt and Yemen and officials believe well-armed Libyan extremists hijacked a similar protest in Benghazi, where several Libyan security guards were also killed. The US put all of its diplomatic missions overseas on high alert and secretary of state Hillary Clinton delivered an explicit denunciation of the video as the administration sought to pre-empt further turmoil at its embassies and consulates. “The United States government had absolutely nothing to do with this video,” she said yesterday, before a meeting with the foreign minister of Morocco at the US State Department. “We absolutely reject its content and message. “To us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. “It appears to have a… timesofmalta.com http://www.allplacedout.com/us-braced-for-more-muslim-violence/

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US braced for more Muslim violence