I was at a lecture series all day yesterday in which noted Islamic Scholar Shaykh Hamza Yusuf gave a talk. He mentioned something that happened to him when he was in Saudi Arabia last year:
He gets in a cab-
Cabbie: I know you. You are the American. Hamza.
Shaykh Hamza: Yes, I am.
Cabbie: Can I ask you something? Why do the Americans hate Saudis?