We are not glad it is like that. We would love it, if the myth of USA defending freedom and democracy were a truth. It is such a pity the truth is something else - and who would dare to deny the real truth is like that?
Historians no longer believe that the Alexandria Library was destroyed by muslim conquerors: it would have perished in two different fires due to an accident and to inner fights during the Roman domination years.
So, it was not done in the name of Allah, as we were told at school.
On the other hand, History will never forget January 19, 2012, the day the Federal Barbaric Institute destroyed the hugest present-day knowledge sharing facility in the name of the god Profit, or Mammon.