March 24, 2019

Koran Rage: Afghan Officials Say U.S. Military Lied

Via AP: . . .However, Maulvi Khaliq Dad, a top Afghan religious leader who was on a different panel appointed by President Hamid Karzai to investigate the incident, claimed the burning was intentional. Dad said U.S. officials informed Afghan authorities about their suspicions that notes inside the books were being used as a way for […]

Koran Rage: Two U.S. Soldiers Killed

Via Reuters: KABUL – Two American soldiers were killed Thursday in a shooting by an Afghan soldier and a literacy teacher at a joint base in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in a series of deaths as anti-Americanism rises following the burning of Qurans by U.S. soldiers. Both were killed on the same day […]

Koran Rage: UN Calls On U.S. Soldiers to be Punished

Via AFP: The United Nations said Thursday the perpetrators of the Qur’an burning in Afghanistan should be punished, but insisted ties between the international community and the Afghan people would emerge stronger. “It hasn’t affected our determination to work with the people of Afghanistan and the authorities,” the special representative for the UN in Afghanistan […]

Koran Rage: 7 Soldiers Injured in Grenade Attack

Via The Telegraph: A protester was killed and seven US soldiers were wounded in a grenade attack on their base in a sixth day of anti-American protests on Sunday, police said, as President Hamid Karzai called for calm. . . Time to bring the troops home. . . — Greg Pollowitz The Feed

The Burned Koran

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 2.24.12 @ 3:12PM Hey, Taliban: We didn’t mean to burn the Korans. Accidents happen. Get over it. We don’t kill people who burn our Bibles. There is no excuse for killing random, innocent people because a couple of your holy books reportedly were burned. […]