One of the primary reasons that many Americans have antipathy to Islam is a lack of knowledge of what Islam is. An apposite embodiment of that is a patch I saw while searching for ‘arabic’ on ebay. It is meant to be sewn onto a jacket, and is meant to be of militaristic appearance. It is clearly designed to appeal to, let’s say, a certain sort of American man:

Kaafir patch / badge

The arabic has the correct spelling but is back to front! In transliteration, what should be alkaafir has become rifaakla.