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#1 "We want an immediate punishment of the offenders so we can heal the wounds of the people hurt by the ignorant Americans," he said.
Trying to assist the Afhgan people is "punishment" enough.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-03-05 01:33||
#2 The Korans shouldn't have been burned. They should have been attached to drone missiles and helped Qazi Nazir Ahmad Hanafi, in the Muslim fashion, to meet his 72 year old virgin.
Posted by tipper 2012-03-05 02:34||
#3 In 2005, less than 4 years after 9/11, Afghan clerics threatened Jihad against the US over reports of Korans flushed down in Gitmo.
Nothing happened to these clerics, the occupation did not punish them.
In retrospect that decision might have been unwise. Where the Bush administration showed restraint and magnanimity the Afghans saw weakness and submission.
Posted by Vortigern White3466 2012-03-05 05:03||
#4 Problem is that we never set as THE strategic objective in Afghanistan to unislamize it and have Adghans burning mosques, flusging Korans in the toilet and hanging mullahs from lampposts.
We didn't and one minute after the last Allied soldier has left Afghanistan ut will ba a again a base for Al Quaida.
Posted by JFM 2012-03-05 06:30||
#5 I've decided I'm gonna be voting in favor of the "nuke the entire Umma from orbit" option.
Posted by Ptah 2012-03-05 06:54||
#6 To Afghanistan: F. YOU!
For the millions of Americans who had nothing to do with burning this trash, F. YOU, enjoy your sh*tty existence. Please never visit our country or ask for aid again, you've had your chance and you choose death and superstition over life and prosperity.
Posted by Fat Bob Unotch3711 2012-03-05 11:48||
Posted by Fat Bob Unotch3711 2012-03-05 11:49||
#8 Ptah FTW!
Posted by Hellfish 2012-03-05 12:00||
The [NYT] said both U.S. and Afghan officials believe the soldiers driving the books to the incinerator could not read Arabic and did not understand the significance of the holy books.
The New York Times said an Afghan worker "began to scream" when he realized the soldiers were burning holy Muslim books, and he and other Afghan workers tried to extinguish the fire with their water bottles.
The newspaper said "the Americans immediately stopped," but not before four books had been badly burned.
Let's give 'em a link to Amazon.com and GTFO. After lacing every possible water source with estrogens, and burying those sleeper nukes, of course.
Posted by RandomJD 2012-03-05 16:33||
#10 Look these people need to understand that they are defeated, occupied and need to conform to American standards. Like not killin' people.
Americans would really like every Afghan to be like me, within walking distance of a 7-11 to get a Slurpee, but shooting people and stuff, no, that is right out.
Gettin' a Slurpee, high-fives. Shooting up stuff, well the sheriff is comin' to get you. Sheriff Joe, yah that's the ticket.
Look out Afghans, Sheriff Joe is comin' to get you.
Posted by rammer 2012-03-05 21:37||