The crude 14-minute video, which is a trailer for a supposed film called the "Innocence of Muslims," was uploaded on July 2 but only recently gained widespread attention. The subsequent attack on the U.S. embassy in the Libyan city of Benghazi left four American officials, including the ambassador to Libya, dead.
Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonJimmy Carter spotted en route to DC Obama assembles his post-presidential team One last look: 2016 polls actually got a lot right MORE blasted the video on Thursday, calling it "disgusting and reprehensible.”
“Let me state very clearly, and I hope it is obvious, that the United States government had absolutely nothing to do with this video,” she said at a press conference in Washington.
Reuters reported on Thursday that Afghanistan has ordered YouTube to take down the video.