Thursday, September 13, 2012

Update: Egyptian admits involvement with anti-Islam film, Jewish connection seems unlikely

An actor portraying the prophet Muhammad
in the "Innocence of Muslims,"
which allegedly incited the deadly attack in Libya on U.S. diplomats.
(via YouTube)
He’s not a Jew.

At least, that’s the latest on the man behind the anti-Islam film, "Innocence of Muslims," that has fueled attacks on U.S. diplomatic installations in Libya, Egypt and Yemen, leaving the U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, dead.

The filmmaker appears to be an Egyptian Christian rather than an Israeli Jew, as he had claimed in interviews.

The Associated Press tracked down an Egyptian Coptic Christian living in Southern California who admitted to involvement with the film’s logistics, and whose middle name and a known alias closely resemble the apparently fake name – Sam Bacile – used by the filmmaker. -- JTA

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