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Carney: Apology to Karzai ‘Not Appropriate’ for Reporters to See
PJ Tatler ^ | 2/23/12 | Bridget Johnson

Posted on 02/27/2012 4:44:00 PM PST by Nachum

The White House press secretary told members of the press pool aboard Air Force One today that President Obama’s “sincere” apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a Koran-burning incident “is not appropriate to show” to reporters.

Jay Carney spoke with reporters for about 20 minutes as the presidential entourage flew to Florida for a speech on energy at the University of Miami.

Obama’s letter to Karzai that included the apology was “a lengthy, three-page letter on a host of issues, several sentences of which relate to this matter,” according to the travel pool report.

“The president, following up on a telephone conversation … wrote a long letter on a variety of issues related to our bilateral engagement, including reconciliation, including the trilateral talks that we had with Pakistan last week in Islamabad,” Carney said. “He also expressed his apology for the inadvertent burning of religious materials by American personnel in Afghanistan. It is wholly appropriate given the understandable sensitivities to this issue. His primary concern as commander in chief is the safety of American men and women in Afghanistan, of our military and civilian personnel there. It’s absolutely the right thing to do.”

Carney said Karzai did not request the apology letter. Obama spoke with Karzai the day before sending the letter.

“I would note that one of my predecessors, Dana Perino, the press secretary for President George W. Bush, following an incident in which American servicemen apparently shot, did damage to a Koran in 2008,” the press secretary said. “She expressed apologies on behalf of the president. And that’s appropriate for the same reason, because our concern – this president’s concern, as was surely the case with President Bush – is the safety and security of our men and women in uniform as well as our civilians in Afghanistan.

“One of the reasons that it’s appropriate to express our sincere apologies for this incident is the kind of reaction that it could cause that risks putting our men and women in harms way, in further risk than they already are,” Carney said. “So I think that precedent is a useful one to look at.”

(Note: After this post was written, the White House pool reporter issued a correction that Carney said “sincere,” not “severe,” apologies as they first reported. It has been corrected here.)


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apology; appropriate; carney; karzai
It just gets better and better
1 posted on 02/27/2012 4:44:10 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Karzai is only doing this for two reasons:

1.To get a position in a Taliban government
2.To prevent him from getting a death sentence by the Taliban when they take over.

He is taking a classic move from the Machiavelli playbook.


2 posted on 02/27/2012 4:47:58 PM PST by U-238
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To: Nachum

for the unknowing, uneducated ,blind, disbelieving, totally ignorant and ...

Obama is a Muslim wanabe or Wahabe.

As time goes on the evidence of this administration and Obama’s sympathies are adding up.

If it looks like a duck quacks like a duck.

The term Al-Takeyya means:

Within Islam there are certain provisions under which lying and deceiving is not simply tolerated, but actually encouraged.

http://pc540.blogspot.com/2005/06/does-islam-teach-that-its-ok-to-lie-in.html

“Let not the believers take for friends or helpers unbelievers rather than believers; if any do that, in nothing will there be help from Allah, except by way of prevention that ye may guard yourselves from them. But Allah cautions you to remember Himself for the final goal is to Allah.” - Quran - Surah 3:28

Obama’s sympathies for Islam mounts
“One of the prettiest sounds on earth” is the Muslim call to prayer at sunset.
Barack Hussein Obama as quoted by Nicholas D. Kristof in the New York Times - March 6, 2007
http://jewagainstobama.wordpress.com/2008/03/03/obama-muslim-call-to-prayer-one-of-the-prettiest-sounds-on-earth/
http://caosblog.com/archives/7373

• The FIRST thing Obama did as a newly elected Illinois State Senator was to attempt to declare a Muslim holiday. Obama sponsored Bill SR0110 in the 90th General Assembly to declare November 1, 1997 to be Islamic Community Center Day. It did not pass.
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/legisnet90/summary/900SR0110.html
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/legisnet90/srgroups/sr/900SR0110LV.html

• His biological father was a Muslim.
http://www.bing.com/reference/semhtml/?title=Barack_Obama%2C_Sr.&src=abop&qpvt=barack+obama+seniot&q=barack+obama+senior&fwd=1

• Because his biological father was a Muslim the Islam world thinks he is a Muslim.
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/behind-the-numbers/2010/08/obama_is_a_muslim_18_24_or.html?hpid=topnews
http://www.indonesiamatters.com/2952/barry-soetoro/

• His stepfather was a Muslim.
http://www.indonesiamatters.com/2952/barry-soetoro/

• As a child Barry was enrolled in school as a Muslim in Jakarta Indonesia. An Indonesian Madrasa.
• Barack Hussein Obama’s first and middle names are Arabic Muslim names.
Barack was the name for Mohammad’s horse. Husein, enough said.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700246419/Barack-Muhammads-horse.html
http://sanooaung.wordpress.com/2009/01/22/will-be-obama-with-us-muslims-as-the-meaning-of-his-name-in-persian-language/

• Obama recited the opening lines of the Muslim call to prayer, which includes a vow of fidelity to Islam, in flawless Arabic on a radio program. - Nikolos Kristoff, NYTs, 3-06-07 (***this one is a gottcha moment***)
http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.3413/pub_detail.asp
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/11679

• On that same program he said he thinks the call to prayer is “one of the prettiest sounds on earth.”
http://jewagainstobama.wordpress.com/2008/03/03/obama-muslim-call-to-prayer-one-of-the-prettiest-sounds-on-earth/
http://caosblog.com/archives/7373

• Obama belonged to Rev. Wright’s (a former Muslim) church for twenty years. Many congregants are Muslims.
http://infidelsarecool.com/2008/04/07/jeremiah-wright-former-muslim/
http://infidelsarecool.com/2008/03/20/rev-wright-got-his-masters-degree-in-islam-in-west-africa/
http://endtimes.yuku.com/forum/viewtopic/id/289

• Obama’s said that the U.S. is “one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.”
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/tobyharnden/9959057/Barack_Hussein_Obama_US_one_of_the_largest_Muslim_countries_in_the_world/
http://www.weeklystandard.com/weblogs/TWSFP/2009/06/obama_america_one_of_the_large_1.asp

• Obama holds Muslim celebrations in the WH but canceled the National Day of Prayer.
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1724544/obama_cancels_national_day_of_prayer.html?cat=9
http://www.exposeobama.com/

• President Obama’s religious adviser, Eboo Patel, once deemed the United States “the ideal place for the renewal of Islam.”

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2010/06/-obama-tells-egyptian-foreign-minister-i-am-a-muslim-stealth-coup-on-the-white-house.html

• Obama does not give gifts on Christmas.
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0708/12035.html

• Obama doesn’t celebrate his birthday.
http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/04/a-tough-birthday-for-obama/

• Obama falsely attributes Muslim participation in the founding of America.
http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.7041/pub_detail.asp

• Obama required that the cross be covered when he gave a speech at Notre Dame.
http://blog.acton.org/archives/9843-notre-dame-georgetown-and-president-obama.html
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/05/11/opinion/main5006203.shtml
http://dougpowers.com/2009/04/17/obamas-jesus-coverup/

• Christian symbol covered up during Obama’s Georgetown speech
http://myfaithspace.ning.com/profiles/blogs/obama-covers-christ-and-cross
http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46667

• Obama’s first major speech in office was a “Muslim outreach” speech in Cairo Egypt.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-by-the-President-at-Cairo-University-6-04-09/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8083171.stm

• “The American President told me in confidence that he is a Muslim,” said Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Nile TV.
http://barenakedislam.wordpress.com/2010/06/12/bombshell-egyptian-foreign-minister-ahmed-aboul-gheit-says-on-egyptian-tv-%e2%80%9cthe-american-president-told-me-in-confidence-that-he-is-still-a-muslim-%e2%80%9d/
http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=166905

• Obama gave strong support to the Cordoba House community center and mosque to be built at the Ground Zero site of Sep. 11, 2001 at a dinner celebrating the day’s end of the first day of Ramadan at the WH.
http://www.aolnews.com/surge-desk/article/president-obama-supports-ground-zero-mosque/19593492?ncid=webmail

• Obama tasked NASA with a mission of “Muslim outreach.”
http://technology.newsplurk.com/2010/07/nasa-and-islam.html

• Obama referred to his faith as “my Muslim faith” gaffe in an interview with George Stephanopolous.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQqIpdBOg6I

• Pushes Islamic freedom of religion but not Jewish or Christian freedoms. Several weeks ago he told Israel NOT to build settlements in East Jerusalem. But OK to build that Mosque at Ground Zero.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/7514285/Israel-spits-in-Obamas-eye-by-announcing-new-settlements-in-east-Jerusalem.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/mar/24/barack-obama-israel-settlement-plan


3 posted on 02/27/2012 4:49:49 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Nachum

Yeah, the safety of our men and women, that’s what he’s worried about. Pfft! This man is an embarrassment.


4 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:02 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Nachum

Carney: “Communications between Muslim officials are not for Dhimmi wretches to see.”


5 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:28 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum
Wow! It must really have been a sight to see!
6 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:37 PM PST by null and void (Day 1133 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Nachum

In that case, we’ll just go with this one.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYEctbGSkkw&feature=player_embedded


7 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:50 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Suffering fools is hard work and there's no end to it.)
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To: Nachum

Yea, probably a tape with Obama pulling his pants down.


8 posted on 02/27/2012 4:52:01 PM PST by mmanager (NEWT - The Chruchill of our time!)
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To: Nachum

If His primary concern as commander in chief is the safety of American men and women in Afghanistan, of our military and civilian personnel there, it is extremely appropriate to see so we can share this apology with the Taliban right Carney??????


9 posted on 02/27/2012 4:53:21 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum

Wait ... Did he just say it’s Bush’s fault?

Are you kidding me?


10 posted on 02/27/2012 4:57:28 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: Nachum

11 posted on 02/27/2012 4:58:42 PM PST by radioone
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To: himno hero

No question in my mind what he is. Look at the flagless Presidential podium and all you will see is a gold colored, Arabic looking cloth with symbols.


12 posted on 02/27/2012 5:02:38 PM PST by mcshot (What happened to the US flags at the Presidential podium?)
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To: Nachum

Reporters, schmeporters. Show it to the whole USA.


13 posted on 02/27/2012 5:07:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Nachum

I wish Jake Tapper would just walk up to the podium and pants the little pr***.


14 posted on 02/27/2012 5:27:23 PM PST by 4buttons
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To: himno hero

For my notes. Excellent list of evidence (with links) supporting Obama’s own claim that he was and still is a Muslim who supports the Muslim agenda.


15 posted on 02/27/2012 5:27:45 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I’m sure he’ll show it right after he shows the photos of the dead Bin Laden and a birth certificate with an actual raised seal on it for all to see...


16 posted on 02/27/2012 5:31:17 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Nachum

And I’m sure the journ-0-lists dutifully wrote down in their notebooks “Apology to Karzai ‘Not Appropriate’ for us to See”


17 posted on 02/27/2012 5:32:23 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Mitt Romney is SEVERELY conservative - and I'm SEVERELY against giving him my vote!)
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To: Nachum

More transparency as promised by the Obama campaign.


18 posted on 02/27/2012 5:37:33 PM PST by RedWhiteAndBlueBlood
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To: butterdezillion

How much time do you think Carney spends in the Oval Office lavatory with Obama?

He is worse than Gibbs who is now giving advice to the ObamAllah about Afghanistan from press reports, AP IIRC.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 5:37:42 PM PST by BilLies ( It's Black History Month..Don't forget the 330,000 White Northerners who died 1861-5 to Free Slaves)
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To: Nachum

20 posted on 02/27/2012 5:38:16 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Nachum
Carnie 1

************

21 posted on 02/27/2012 5:53:41 PM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: mmanager
Obama pulling his pants down

It was Karzai's pants that were down. Obama was on his knees.

22 posted on 02/27/2012 5:56:07 PM PST by 1raider1
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To: radioone

Can you build one of those for:

cOmprOmise w CathOlics

??


23 posted on 02/27/2012 6:16:38 PM PST by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: mmanager

“Obama pulling his pants down”
then sticking his thumbs up his a** and walking on his elbows.


24 posted on 02/27/2012 6:27:27 PM PST by tumblindice (Nuke Hollywood from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.)
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To: Nachum
... ‘Not Appropriate’ for Reporters to See

--------------------------

Nothing this jackwagon does is appropriate for America!

080911a2
It's all a crock... of Barack

25 posted on 02/27/2012 6:32:02 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: himno hero

The bend over must have included a lube job.


26 posted on 02/27/2012 6:54:26 PM PST by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: GreatRoad

God gave us thugbama as punishment.


27 posted on 02/27/2012 7:00:13 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Nachum

Or, it gets worse and worse for America.


28 posted on 02/27/2012 7:03:54 PM PST by charlie72
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To: GreatRoad

LOL,

Some traditions just don’t die!


29 posted on 02/27/2012 7:09:01 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: GreatRoad

LOL,

Some traditions just don’t die!


30 posted on 02/27/2012 7:09:23 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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