After cursing the American president in Arabic, he continued, “Obama is ‘Hussein’ – son of Muslims. If he were a Christian he would support us. But he’s a Muslim.” He shakes his head and his eyes tear up. “It’s always Muslims against Muslims.”
It’s sad that there are so many racists in Syria.
The majority of Americans are provincial hicks when it comes to understanding or even being aware of commonly held beliefs beyond the Euro-American west. I can tell you, however, that all through Asia and Africa, most of the population who think about it at all consider Barack Hussein Obama to be a Muslim.