Syria blamed Denmark for the protests, criticizing the Scandinavian nation for refusing to apologize for the caricatures of Islam's holiest figure.
"(Denmark's) government was able to avoid reaching this point ... simply through an apology" as requested by Arab and Muslim diplomats, state-run daily Al-Thawra said in an editorial Sunday.
Note how many Islamic nations have "state-run" media.
I mentioned war in the headline. I don't want to be alarmist, but why else do nations withdraw their ambassadors?
Victor Davis Hanson has something trenchant to say on the Middle East. Recommended.