There has been widespread fury in
The "inadvertent" burning of old Qurans was an inexcusable blunder on our part and shows how culturally insensitive our troops and advisers are, despite our presence in Afghanistan and Iraq for over a decade. How could we have forgotten the riots in Sweden following the cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad or the anger after a burning of the Quran by a pastor in Florida?
Muslims are thoroughly convinced that Americans are anti-Islam and willfully insult and denigrate their religion and the Quran. All our apologies and sincere "mea culpas" will not convince or appease the Afghans now, or ever.
The sad fact is that they view our presence there as a despised occupation, not as a nation building exercise that we want it to be. President
I believe that this is a good time to withdraw from Afghanistan. With