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5 U.S. Service Members Found Responsible for Koran Burnings
New York Times ^ | 3/2/12 | Graham Bowley & Alissa J. Rubin

Posted on 03/02/2012 2:51:33 PM PST by Nachum

Kabul, Afghanistan — Five American service members and an Afghan-American linguist were directly involved in the burning of Korans at a NATO base, an event a week ago that plunged Afghanistan into days of violent protests, according to the preliminary conclusions of a joint military investigation. “All six will be referred to the proper U.S. authorities for further action,” said an official familiar with the joint Afghan-American investigation into the Koran burnings, who was not authorized to speak about it publicly. Significantly, the five service members found responsible so far include military

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KEYWORDS: afghanistan; burnings; karzai; koran; koranburning; members; obama; rop; service
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To: Nachum

Punished for burning the trash?


101 posted on 03/03/2012 11:11:46 AM PST by Garvin (When it comes to my freedom, there will be no debate. There will be a fight)
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At least one Islamicist says that it is acceptable to burn desecrated Korans:

http://islamnewsroom.com/news-we-need/1367

“Yes, the Islamic Law (Shari’ah) does allow the buring of the Quran, and in some cases actually recommends it. How?”


102 posted on 03/05/2012 6:39:08 PM PST by marktwain
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