Anti-U.S. demonstrations worldwide
September 13th, 2012
02:47 PM ET

Libyan official: Suspect in consulate attack arrested

Editor's note: Several protests stemming at least in part from an anti-Islam film produced in the United States are unfolding outside U.S. embassies around the world. Thursday's protests follow ones in Cairo and Benghazi and an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya on Tuesday night that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others. Follow along with the live blog below for all of the developments around the world.

[Updated at 5:18 p.m. ET] Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, said the U.S. government should bring to justice those behind the anti-Islam film.

Khameini on Thursday called the making of the film a "criminal act," according to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency. His comments came the same day university students protested outside the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, blaming the United States and Israel for the American-made film. The Swiss Embassy represents U.S. interests in Iran.

[Updated at 3:59 p.m. ET] At least one person has been arrested in the killings of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, Libya's prime minister said Thursday.

One person was arrested early Thursday in Benghazi, Mustafa Abushagur said on CNNI's "Amanpour." "Three or four are currently being pursued," he said.

Earlier, the Libyan state-run news agency LANA said more than one person had been arrested. It cited the deputy minister of interior in the eastern region, Wanees al-Sharif, as its source.

The announcement came as the United States is struggling to determine whether a militant group planned the attack that killed the four Americans, even as warships head toward the north African country as part of a mission to hunt down and punish the killers.

[Updated at 3:11 p.m. ET] Four people were killed Thursday during protests near the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, according to two Yemeni security officials. They reported 11 injuries among protesters.

[Updated at 2:47 p.m. ET] Some individuals believed to be involved in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi have been arrested, the Libyan Deputy Minister of Interior said in a statement to the country's state-run news agency.

"Some individuals suspected of involvement in the attack on the American Embassy in the city of Benghazi that resulted in the killing of the American Ambassador and three of his companions have been arrested," Wanis Al-Sharif said.

Al-Sharif added in that statement that "the investigation is on-going and will reveal either whether those individuals are involved or innocent."

[Updated at 2:28 p.m. ET] Arrests have been made in connection with Tuesday's attack that killed four Americans at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Wanis Sharif said, according to Reuters.

"Some people have been arrested and are under investigation," Reuters quoted Sharif as saying.

[Updated at 1:25 p.m. ET]  A day after attackers killed four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, President Obama said the administration has let other governments know they have an "obligation to cooperate with us to protect our citizens." He spoke at a campaign rally in Golden, Colorado.

[Updated at 12:32 p.m. ET] The Egyptian Health Ministry says 224 people were injured in protests in Cairo on Thursday, according to Egyptian State Television station Nile TV.

Earlier in Cairo, demonstrators threw rocks and Molotov cocktails as police tried to disperse them by firing tear gas canisters from police vehicles as they drove through Tahrir Square, near the embassy.

The clashes came amid heightened tensions at U.S. diplomatic missions in the region following Tuesday's attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that left Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other consular officials dead.

[Updated at 12:23 p.m. ET] A U.S. intelligence official tells CNN the picture is becoming clearer within the intelligence community as to what group or groups were responsible for the attack.

Given what officials know about al Qaeda in Libya, U.S. intelligence believes it is very unlikely that this was core al Qaeda behind the attack. Officials are not yet ready to identify a group.

[Updated at 12:14 p.m. ET] Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement condemning the attack on the U.S. embassy in Yemen earlier Thursday:

“I condemn in the strongest terms the breaching of the perimeter of the US Embassy in Sanaa by protesters and express our full solidarity with the U.S. authorities," she said. "I am closely following developments in Northern Africa and the Middle East with great concern. We have urged the Yemeni authorities to reinforce security of EU missions in Sanaa and to take the necessary measures to protect diplomats.”

[Updated at 11:33 a.m. ET] Protesters in the capital of Yemen are decreasing and the the crowd is diffusing, journalist Hakim Almasmari told CNN.

Almasmari spoke to CNN from the capital, Sanaa, where there had been alarge number of protesters demonstrated outside the embassy. About six demonstrators reaching the main gate and attempting to break windows of the security room, witnesses said earlier Thursday. Protestors burned tires outside the embassy, while Yemeni security forces attempted to disperse the crowd of several thousand with batons.

[Updated at 11:18 a.m. ET] Saudi Arabia's official news agency has published a statement by an official source within the country "denouncing the violent reactions that took place in a number of countries against American interests."

The statement by the official goes on to offer "condolences and sympathy to the United States for the victims who fell due to the violent acts in Libya that targeted the American Embassy in Benghazi."

Saudi Arabia also "denounces the irresponsible group in the United States for producing a film that insults the Prophet Mohammed, Peace be upon Him, and assures that it rejects all actions that harm religions and their symbols."

[Updated at 11:17 a.m. ET] A member of the production staff who worked on an anti-Islam film that has sparked widespread protests has told CNN that the producer's name was listed as Abenob Nakoula Basseley on paperwork filed with the Screen Actors Guild.

In previous media interviews, the filmmaker had identified himself as Sam Bacile and said he was a 52-year-old Israeli-American real estate developer from California. The staffer, who did not want to be identified for security reasons, said he believed the filmmaker was a Coptic Christian.

[Updated at 10:50 a.m. ET] Glen Doherty, a Massachusetts native was as among those killed in Libya attack, a family spokesman told CNN.

A spokesperson who did not wish to be identified acknowledged Dohertyhad passed in Libya.   The woman noted family had gathered the home and were not speaking further with the media at this time.

[Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET] Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday there should be no debate that violence in response to speech is not acceptable, saying leaders in government, civil society and religion "must draw the line at violence."

She added, "Any responsible leader should be standing up now and drawing that line."

[Updated at 10:32 a.m. ET] U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated Thursday that "there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence." She was referring to a video, which has sparked protests in several countries, that depicts the prophet Mohammed as a child molester, womanizer and ruthless killer.

[Updated at 10:26 a.m. ET] U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the government rejects "the content and message" of the anti-Islam video that stirred outrage across the Muslim world.

"Let me state very clearly, and I hope it is obvious, that the United States government had absolutely nothing to do with this video," she said.

Clinton added that the video is "disgusting and reprehensible."

[Updated at 9:47 a.m. ETSeveral hundred demonstrators engaged Egyptian police in intense clashes for hours Thursday just 300 yards from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, journalist Ian Lee reports.

The protesters have become enraged over an offensive anti-Muslim film, threw rocks and Molotov cocktails as police tried to disperse them by firing tear gas canisters. The protests chanted “With our souls, with our blood, we will sacrifice for you Prophet Mohammed.”

A CNN team on the ground witnessed at least 5 injured Egyptian policeman and several injured demonstrators being dragged from the scene by friends.

[Updated at 9:09 a.m. ET] Three protesters were injured - one critically - when police fired on a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni captal of Sanaa, protesters and eyewitnesses said Thursday. Anti-American sentiment has been rising in the region over the online release of a film trailer produced in the United States that denigrates Prophet Mohammed.

[Updated at 8:00 a.m. ET] More than 200 Palestinians angered by the anti-Islam film stirring outrage across the Muslim world staged a demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Thursday.

The group shouted slogans against Israel and the US. An Israeli flag held during the demonstration with a BIG X across it and with blood stains on it. Some held a  banner reading "We are all your protectors prophet Mohammed."

[Updated at 7:45 a.m. ET] The president of Yemen Mansour Hadi has issued a statement apologizing to President Barack Obama and the U.S. for the "attack" that took place outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa.

"President Hadi ordered the authorities to conduct an expeditious and thorough investigation into today’s events," he said.

Hadi said that the "perpetrators of these acts will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law." The president said the protesters were a "rowdy group," one that "acted without any knowledge on conspiracies to derail Yemeni-American relations."

Hadi noted divisions that are occurring among "Yemen’s security and military forces due to the 2011 events have contributed to the amplification of the incident." He warned members of the Yemeni residents that attacking the main gate of the embassy and breaking windows are acts that "will reflect negatively on the warm relations between Yemen and the American public."

[Updated at 7:34 a.m. ET] A senior Obama administration official made the following comment to CNN that with regard to the situation in Yemen:

"We are doing everything we can to support our mission in Yemen," the official said. "We've had good cooperation from the Yemeni government which is working with us to maintain order and protect our facilities and people. These protests appear to be motivated by the film."

 A large number of protesters demonstrated outside the embassy in Sanaa, with about six demonstrators reaching the main gate and attempting to break windows of the security room, witnesses said earlier Thursday. Protestors burned tires outside the embassy, while Yemeni security forces attempted to disperse the crowd of several thousand with batons.

[Updated at 7:25 a.m. ET] An employee at the U.S. consulate in Berlin has fallen ill after receiving and opening visa documents, according to police in Berlin, Germany.

Berlin police spokesman Thomas Merkle say that a man handed his documents including his passport to the employee, she then complained of dizziness and breathing problems. A white substance was found in the area, but it is unclear whether it is linked to the incident.

The female employee and two other consulate employees were brought to a hospital for treatment and evaluation. Berlin Police and Fire Department are at the scene, including a decontamination unit. The substance is being checked and the man who handed over his documents is still in the consulate and being questioned.

[Updated  at 6:22 a.m. ET] University students have gathered in front of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran Thursday to protest against the recent anti-Islam film made in the U.S., Iran's semi-official news agency, Fars, said.

The Swiss Embassy represents U.S. interests in Tehran. A five-layer security line has been set up by the police to protect the Embassy grounds and Swiss diplomats, Fars said.

[Posted at 5:37 a.m. ET] Riot police fired warning shots and tear gas early Thursday outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo to keep hundreds of protestors, while demonstrators in the Yemeni capital city of Sana'a attempted to storm the American mission, witnesses said.

The protests are the latest to roil the Middle East over the online release of a film produced in the United States that denigrates Prophet Mohammed.

Who is Sam Bacile? Questions swirl around identity of filmmaker

 A large number of protesters demonstrated outside the embassy in Sana'a, with about six demonstrators reaching the main gate and attempting to break windows of the security room, witnesses said.

Protestors burned tires outside the embassy, while Yemeni security forces attempted to disperse the crowd of several thousand with batons.

"Given recent regional developments, earlier this morning, angry protestors unfortunately flooded the security perimeter of the U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen and breached the embassy's wall," according to a statement released by Yemen through its embassy in Washington.

"Security services have quickly restored order to the embassy's complex. Fortunately no casualties were reported from this chaotic incident. "

Hours earlier in Cairo, six police officers suffered minor injuries during the clashes, said Alla Mahmoud, a spokesman for the Egyptian Interior Ministry. Some protesters received medical treatment inside ambulances.

Demonstrators threw rocks and Molotov cocktails as police tried to disperse them by firing tear gas canisters from police vehicles as they drove through Tahrir Square, near the embassy.

The clashes came amid heightened tensions at U.S. diplomatic missions in the region following Tuesday's attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that left Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other consular officials dead.

Inside the attack in Benghazi

On Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, several men scaled the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and tore down its U.S. flag.

About 500 protesters turned out Wednesday in Cairo to demonstrate against a film that mocks Islam's prophet.

Wednesday night's protest turned violent as demonstrators threw rocks and pushed through barbed wire fencing outside the embassy, according to Mahmoud. Two police trucks and a car were set afire.

"Forces were able to push them down toward Tahrir Square farther from embassy street," Mahmoud said, adding that some arrests had been made.

CNN's Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Ian Lee in Cairo, Jomana Karadsheh, Matt Smith, Brian Walker, Elise Labott, Paul Cruickshank and Tracy Doueiry contributed to this report

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  1. "Arab Spring"

    @Chris. Christians are humaniy's greatest embarrassment. For they claim to be followers of Jesus but follow other men instead.
    You can't even picture Jesus wearing a US military uniform, yet would claim God is with the Pentagon. (calling yourself full of sh/t, in other words).

    September 13, 2012 at 9:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • oldusafsarge

      It's not Christianity that's man's greatest embarrassment, it's his inability to deal with life and his need for the psychological crutch that is religion, period. It's been this way for tens of thousands of years and it's not going to change anytime soon, unfortunately. The best thing that could happen to mankind would be some kind of neural disease affecting only the need for religion, one that makes you puke every time you even think about worshipping a god, any god. Hopefully it would have a Pavlov's Dog effect where eventually everyone would just drop the whole nonsense and stop puking. The great side effect would be no more murder, destruction and raping of humanity in the name of any number of gods; instead people would be forced to believe in each other to get things done. You could even say it was god's solution to all our problems! Wow, what a concept!

      No wait, that wouldn't work ... you'd say the puking was god's will and punishment rather than his solution, wouldn't you, and puke until you die rather than face reality? Good! Better that way.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:47 am | Report abuse |
  2. LuisWu

    This kind of thing will continue until the human race reaches a level of intelligence where everyone realizes that ALL religions are nothing more than ancient mythology, written thousands of years ago by members of primitive societies.

    "Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence; it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines." – Bertrand Russell,

    September 13, 2012 at 9:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • DC1973

      If it wasn't religion, we'd all find something else to hate each other over.

      This will continue until the human race either kills itself of or learns to accept, tolerate, and love each other in spite of our differences. Guess which one of those things I think will happen first.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:20 am | Report abuse |
    • LuisWu

      DC1973 – Sadly, I believe you are correct.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:21 am | Report abuse |
  3. Alliance For Peace

    Americans! Why stand by and watch what they do to us!

    All Americans, We should Storm and Destroy all Egyptian, Libyan, and Yemen Consulates.

    Do the same as they have done to us!

    The Muslim and Islamic religion is not a religion, just an excuse to kill people!

    September 13, 2012 at 9:20 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Yetiusmc

      That is not how a civilzed society acts. Sounds as though your idea of retirbution is just an excuse to persecute Muslims.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
    • TV

      Yes, go ahead and prove "we can be just as bad as those guys. Way to go! Brilliant!

      September 13, 2012 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
    • Hyperion

      you wouldn't set foot inside the compound without being riddled with bullets... the "crack down" by the Libyan gov't would be a picnic compared to what would happen here in the states.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Mary1972

      So, you want to prove to the world we are as irrational and bad as them? Nice going.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  4. fdsmith905

    Interesting how the Iranians can set up a five-layer security cordon around the Swiss embassy in Tehran, but they were not able or willing to do the same around the British embassy??

    September 13, 2012 at 9:21 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Richard fiori

    I have had it with muslim and islam. This is it. This is the straw that breaks my camel's back. To attack the Libyan US embassy and kill the Ambassador is an act of unbelievable cruelty and intolerance. This is the country where US planes and military support (with help of Canadians and other allies) led to the liberation from Khadafi. And as a reward these muslims nurrished by hatred , have nothi
    ng better to do than kill their "liberator". Islam is a religion of pure hatred violence fanaticism extremism radicalism intolerance.... It's time for all of us to say we have had it with your intolerance ignorance and dark ages mentality. And don't tell me it's a minority. If so let's hear a clear message in all muslim countries to not only decry these actions but more importantly to wage a war to eliminate/obliterate these misguided fanatics. Every one fears that one day a virus will eliminate mankind. That virus is here, it's religion and slowly but surely it will destroy us.

    September 13, 2012 at 9:22 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. KEVIN21261

    Looks like the muslim world in the ME will soon be a vacant piece of land to be devided up btw. Russia, China and the US

    September 13, 2012 at 9:23 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • TV

      Don't forget the British and the French. Some would argue it has already happened, that is why people are upset.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:39 am | Report abuse |
  7. Blah blah the wheel's off your trailer

    I was one who truly believed that peace between Palestine and Israel would eventually happen sooner or later. But with this incident and now the continuing demonstrations by these people world wide over a harmless film, I'm now hard pressed to ever believe that peace would occur in the Middle East. If these people's religion dictate how they behave or view the world, then they're a lost cause. I say its time to withdraw from Afghanistan and Pakistan and from the rest of the Muslim world and let these people set their own time table to join the civilized western world.

    September 13, 2012 at 9:26 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • TV

      So a small group of people with weapons that killed four people is all it would take for you to write off millions? Interesting...

      September 13, 2012 at 9:41 am | Report abuse |
    • Mary1972

      Just a small incident based on an inciting movie probably made by the Israelis just to cause chaos changed your mind?

      September 13, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  8. The Religion of Peace

    Islam is a peaceful religion with a small number of violent fanatics...... at least that is what we are told. Well that 'small' number seems to be able to directly impact global policy. Yeah nothing to worry about with Islam...... we need to let this religion spread here, as they are such a peaceful bunch. The only trouble makers just misinterpreted the Quran (for a couple thousand years) and are small in number-

    /now if we all converted to Islam, there'd be less violence (except if you oppose another sect., or your kids run from an arranged marriage, or wear the wrong cloths, – and there are times when you just gotta put a bullet in a woman's back, but hey you gotta do what ya gotta do right? )

    Religion – all of it... is pure poison.........

    September 13, 2012 at 9:28 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Herman Munster

    My anger has subsided. When I saw the photo of Libyan civilians taking the gravely injured Ambassador to a hospital.... These demonstrators are no more a reflection of the Egyptian and Libyan people than the KKK is to Americans. I am embarrassed at how I let my anger get the best of me. And now I see that Egyptians have been injured and braved death to help protect our embassy. We cannot let the actions of a few besmirch the integrity and intellect of the rest. This is NOT a war against Islam, this is NOT a war of Islam against us. There are the more simple minded and easily roused people in all societies. Do we not see them in the forums everyday? Are we all capable of anger? Yes, of course; but are we capable of overcoming it? I have, today. I actually have my President to thank, with his cool approach and levelheadedness. His words have truth, and his actions are... Presidential. It is easy to stir the pot of hate, but peace and cooperation are like a delicate soufflé. We must not become the very thing that those who hate us claim us to be, for narrow is the path to righteousness and wide is the path to destruction.

    September 13, 2012 at 9:28 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Blah blah the wheel's off your trailer

      I agree that this is not a war against islam but the new Libyan government that stood idle and allowed this crime to happen has sure sent the message around the world that this is a war against Islam and the western world. I am totally appalled. they could have avoided this tragedy but they stood idle and watched it happen. Outrageous.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
    • guest

      thank you for putting this post. People need to get educated in how the true islam is and not how is percieved on the news and by ignorant people like @blah blah. I'm a proud morrocan muslim and i grew up in a household where my father is catholic and my mother is muslim and let me tell you this as long as there is respect towards each other religion everyone can live peacefully because i have seen that since i can remember. Every religion has their bad eggs, yes now all eyes are on islam because of a extrimist but those extremist in the eyes of ALLAH (GOD) they are not considered muslims. I live in america and i'm proud to say im a american and this is my home. Where i live many muslims co-exist with other religions peacefully and this is what we want to show everyone around the world that we are not a barbaric religion. thank you and salam

      September 13, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  10. RevNowWhileWeCan

    Come home..........

    September 13, 2012 at 9:30 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. "Arab Spring"

    American "christians" have been doing most of the killing. (a statistic, not an arguable point) US "christians" are backed by the mightiest military force in world history, and aren't afraid to use it. Along these lines, they don't even fear their own God who says "Vengeance is MINE. [NOT yours or your political leaders']"

    September 13, 2012 at 9:30 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Obuma

    President Obama, how's your wonderful arab spring working out, arent these the countries where you participating in overthrowning the government recently, and told us the radical wouldn't take power?

    September 13, 2012 at 9:33 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • TV

      Damned if you, damned if you don't. Blame others much?

      September 13, 2012 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
    • Mary1972

      Right wingers will find fault regardless of outcome. Why bother with the lot of them?

      September 13, 2012 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  13. "Arab Spring"

    @Noor Amar. I guess you haven't read the Koran.
    Does the phrase "repel the invading infidels" ring a bell? How about the Koran's description of a Muslim man who joins forces with the invading infidels? "Rebel Muslim".
    I guess you aren't familiar with the fact that Muslims are commanded to defend against those whom invade their holy land...even against overly obese invading "christians".

    September 13, 2012 at 9:36 am | Report abuse | Reply
  14. RevNowWhileWeCan

    Come with me, away from the false left/right paradigm placed to intentionally distract you with petty differences while thousands of our troops are sent to their death while killing millions abroad. Come with me, away from the circle of death.

    September 13, 2012 at 9:36 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      People are never going to agree on one faith; why do we expect them to agree on democracy?
      I'm with you, Rev.
      I'm tired ot it all.

      September 13, 2012 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  15. oldusafsarge

    Gadaffi was a western puppet? Are you out of your mind?

    September 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • fiftyfive55

      Ghadaffi wasnt a puppet,he was a republican

      September 13, 2012 at 10:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Blah blah the wheel's off your trailer

      Ghadaffi was indeed a republican because after decades of state sponsored terrorism, the Bush administration lifted sanctions and allowed Libya to join the league of nations, while Ghadaffi was still sponsoring global terrorism.

      September 13, 2012 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
    • Woodrow Wilson

      When did Bush llet Libya join the League of Nations? 1946? Did your tinfoil hat fall off?

      September 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • Woodrow Wilson

      Oh yes I recall the day you refer to, when Bush helped Libya join the League of Nations in 1919. It was a glorious day for the future of mankind.

      September 13, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • anchorite

      Sadly true. As long as Ghadafi turned his bullying inward into Africa instead of at Europe, he was forgiven. He became smart enough to pick on people weaker than him.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      gosh, hope you get a brain by the time you are 56

      September 13, 2012 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
    • FixIT

      He was probably Obama's distant uncle or cousin.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Franky

      YEs, that makes sense, 6 former presidents are related to Obama as well. Obama seems to have a confused family tree, he's a muslim, wait no he's a christian, wait no he's godless, he's conservative cause he cut taxes, wait no he's a liberal because he wants to have rich americans pay more in taxes, ... I mean make up your mind folks?

      September 13, 2012 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • John

      Obama is related to all Brown People. He is responsible for everything that is wrong with the world. He hates America and all good things like NASCAR. Good thing you figgered this out in time. Keep on hating everything you don't understand or agree with – and don't forget to hate people who look different from you. PS – All BLACK people are the racists and YOU are just speakin' the truth.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • He votes democrat

      now that he's dead.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jeff

      LMAO. Good one.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mary1972

      Gaddafi was a puppet to the republicans.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jean Sartre

      Indeed, Moammar Walker is the Governor of the great RED STATE of WISCONSIN... and he is currently bringing Islam ideology throughout the entire state…

      September 13, 2012 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • t1349ht

      This is a case of Extreme elements take over the populist movements. I wonder Iran behind these extreme group.

      September 13, 2012 at 10:43 am | Report abuse |
    • mb2010a

      Nope...it's the pushy rich Republican Jews...again.

      September 13, 2012 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • JiminNM

      Gaddafi was unifying Africa, arranging for a single African currency based on gold, and convincing Africa to export its commodities for real money, gold, and not for dollars. Gaddafi was a real leader who was backing the international bankers into a corner. That is why he was killed. He was not killed for the benefit of the Libyan people. The same is true for the killing of Hussein in Iraq, and for the killing of other leaders around the world.

      September 13, 2012 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
    • Bresson

      sure...

      September 13, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Derrek

      So the mass graves did not exist in these countries. Sadam was not killing the Kurds and the Shia? Qaudafii with his infamous prisons and mass graves. I guess that’s another fabrication of the west. These guys were saints and loved their people and allowed them to express themselves without the fear of reprisals. Yup another fabrication by Bush and the Jews. The gold economy is dead and to be quite frank the amount of mined gold in the world would not sustain the economy. There is currently somewhere between 120,000 and 140,000 tonnes of gold in the world 'above ground'. Divided amongst the population of the world, there are about 23 grams per person. This equates to about $250 – $350 worth per person on Earth, depending on the current price. There remains as reserves about 40% of the total of gold above ground – i.e. about 50,000 tonnes. South Africa has 50% of the world's known stock of un-mined gold. Do the math the world economy could not be sustained.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • Proud American

      Right. And Hitler made the trains run on time. You're asinine.

      September 13, 2012 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
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