Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Why Arabs don't like the U.S.
CNN ^ | Thu July 11, 2013 | Aaron David Miller

Posted on 07/11/2013 1:10:14 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican

(CNN) -- The battering that the U.S. image is taking in Egypt these days reflects that the sources of anger against America in the Middle East run deep. We're not the primary reason the Middle East is so screwed up. The Arabs themselves need to own up to that. Just take a look at Syria and Egypt.

But we are still a big part of the story. Some extremist Muslims hammer us because they don't like Western values; others see the conspiratorial hand of America everywhere -- sucking the life out of Arab and Muslim independence, pride and dignity.

But once you get away from the fringes, what you find is equally disturbing: Millions of Arabs and Muslims don't like us not because of who we are but because of what we do. It's our policies.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; egypt; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; israel; jordan; lebanon; libya; russia; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 07/11/2013 1:10:14 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

2 posted on 07/11/2013 1:12:23 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

They are on to something here. There is not a half-baked, wingnut, totally implausible conspiracy theory that Arabs won’t swallow hook, line and sinker.


3 posted on 07/11/2013 1:12:44 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

Can I puke now?


4 posted on 07/11/2013 1:12:59 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

I don’t like Arabs, neither...so we’re even.


5 posted on 07/11/2013 1:13:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

WHAT? I always thought is was George Bush’s fault. I was also told that Obama would makes things a lot better. He understood the Muslims.


6 posted on 07/11/2013 1:15:59 PM PDT by Parley Baer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

No need to read another book. The Bible already tells us what is up...

The tribe of Ishmael will always hate the tribe of Isaac


7 posted on 07/11/2013 1:17:30 PM PDT by Spruce
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

The author should consider why the Arabs don’t like CNN.

Did he not see the anti-CNN signs in Tahrir Square?


8 posted on 07/11/2013 1:18:44 PM PDT by Dave346
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
Marrying 12 year old girls and beating them at will is not something they want to negotiate.

PERIOD

9 posted on 07/11/2013 1:18:56 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
The CNN Article basically says: Hate Israel & Jews and Palestine, Accept Islam and then the ME will Love us
10 posted on 07/11/2013 1:20:49 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
Correct answer:

Western Civilization refutes Islam.

Without us, they couldn't build a transistor radio.

11 posted on 07/11/2013 1:21:18 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If you┬ĺre happy and you know it clank your chains!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

I’d like to see a honest “Why the US dislikes the middle east” story once.


12 posted on 07/11/2013 1:21:35 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Please Contribute Today!

13 posted on 07/11/2013 1:21:57 PM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: SandRat

” The CNN Article basically says: Hate Israel & Jews and Palestine, Accept Islam and then the ME will Love us “

That is all I got out of it as well.


14 posted on 07/11/2013 1:23:54 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
Why Arabs don't like the U.S.

Arabs hate themselves and pretty much everything. The only way to win the game is not to play.

15 posted on 07/11/2013 1:26:54 PM PDT by PGR88
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
Why Arabs don't like the U.S.

Like I care.

There's something wrong when Arabs aren't more worried about why we don't like Arab countries.

16 posted on 07/11/2013 1:37:18 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

Our oil consumption has enabled their oppresive ruling governments,,,
but I dont feel bad about it at all...


17 posted on 07/11/2013 1:39:26 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: stephenjohnbanker
St FDR & St JFK would horse whip the current crop of Liberals & Liberal Urinalists (Journalists).
18 posted on 07/11/2013 1:43:36 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican
No, this report can't possibly be right.

The great 0bama apologized for our sins and repented.

The Arabs now love us. To death.

Just like the great 0bama said they would.

19 posted on 07/11/2013 1:43:48 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: SandRat

You are correct!


20 posted on 07/11/2013 1:46:19 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

Crows and Owls hate each other.

Crows chase Owls in daylight and at night, Owls get their payback.

So nature is much like life.


21 posted on 07/11/2013 1:47:32 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: PGR88

“...The only way to win the game is not to play....”

Didn’t an AI computer say that in “War-games” with Matthew Brodwick (sp)????


22 posted on 07/11/2013 1:50:32 PM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 15 | View Replies]

To: dfwgator
I like some Arabs, like Darrell Issa.

Helen Thomas, not so much. Or Ralph Nader, except for his drawing votes away from Gore in 2000.

23 posted on 07/11/2013 2:01:44 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

Arabs like the US enough to leave Islamic countries and settle in Dearborn Michigan.


24 posted on 07/11/2013 2:44:13 PM PDT by Zuse
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Spruce
The tribe of Ishmael will always hate the tribe of Isaac

"And thou shalt call him Ishmael and he will be a wildman. His hand against everyman and everyman's hand against him."

Genesis 16:22

"Rights are not involved in those primative societies.They make a deal with us. They want to bring us in to develop their oil and then they try to exploit and literally murder us by means of that oil. That is an unforgivable crime."

Ayn Rand's last appearance on the Phil Donahue show.

Jihad Watch

25 posted on 07/11/2013 3:10:20 PM PDT by Stepan12
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: Parley Baer

“WHAT? I always thought is was George Bush’s fault. I was also told that Obama would makes things a lot better. He understood the Muslims.”

Yea — and here it is 5 years later, and they STILL hate us. Way to go, Barry.


26 posted on 07/11/2013 3:20:43 PM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

I don’t like arabs.


27 posted on 07/11/2013 3:36:23 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: MinorityRepublican

Why doesn’t lazy losers like hardworking successful people? It is all in a books.


28 posted on 07/11/2013 7:18:45 PM PDT by cunning_fish
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Buckeye McFrog
They are on to something here. There is not a half-baked, wingnut, totally implausible conspiracy theory that Arabs won’t swallow hook, line and sinker.

You are correct sir. They truly are a bunch of scum sucking dirt bags. F them.

29 posted on 07/12/2013 11:42:15 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson