PEOPLE WHO UNDERSTAND JIHAD: "We don't think you really understand Islam. This isn't going to end well."
WESTERN LEADERS: "Racists! Everyone knows that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance! Surely if we let devout adherents of such a religion run governments, peace and tolerance will spread like fire!"
PEOPLE WHO UNDERSTAND JIHAD: "That won't be the only thing on fire if we support the Arab Spring. We hope you've got good security at your embassies."
WESTERN LEADERS: "We need to start evacuating our people from the countries we helped liberate. They're becoming far too violent and intolerant. But not to worry. Let's focus on liberating Syria and installing a Muslim Brotherhood government!"
BBC--The UK has withdrawn some staff from its embassy in Libya in response to the "ongoing political uncertainty" in the country, the Foreign Office says.
It said: "The British Embassy is temporarily withdrawing a small number of staff, mainly those who work in support of government ministries which have been affected by recent developments."
However, it added that the mission in the Libyan capital of Tripoli remained "open as usual", including for consular and visa services.
Heavily armed militias have been besieging government buildings in Tripoli over the past month, blocking access to ministries to push their political demands.
Last month a car bomb exploded outside the French embassy in Tripoli, wounding two French guards and several residents.
It was the first major attack on a foreign embassy in the Libyan capital. (Continue Reading.)