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A new debate is stirring on whether President Obama’s formal apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for the burning of Qurans by U.S. troops stationed in the country was “biblically” correct, “politically” correct or neither. The incident in question began on Feb. 21 when Afghan workers noticed four Quran texts, along with other Islamic books […]

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More than 2,000 angry Afghans protested outside an American air base on Tuesday after they learned that copies of the Quran (Koran), the Muslim holy book, were burned in a pile of garbage at a sprawling U.S. military base north of Kabul. “Die, die, foreigners!” the demonstrators shouted. Some fired rifles into the air. Others […]

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