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Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 11, 2012, during a protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. 2012 was a year of storms, of raging winds and rising waters, but also broader turbulence that strained our moorings. And old enmities and grievances resurfaced in the Middle East, clouding the legacy of the 2011 Arab spring. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid, File)