Perhaps, when his friend Malcolm X was in trouble, Ali could have gained some inspiration and courage from his birth name, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.
The Kennedy brothers were shot by two modern archetypes although we didn’t realize it at the time. Lee Harvey Oswald was a leftist. Sirhan Sirhan was a Jordanian outraged at Robert Kennedy’s support of Israel. As such, although not a Muslim, Sirhan was a precursor to the Islamic terrorists of our time.
Foreign nations committing barbaric acts against their own people is nothing new in American History. As Trump deals with Saudi Arabia he should look to how our past presidents dealt with foreign butchers and killers.