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    It really is time to GTFO of that shithole, cut off all aid, and let the animals get back to butchering one another. If they cause us any further problems, just bomb them forward to the stone age. They aren't worth a single American boot on the ground.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Nice. I am now awaiting for the same outrage when a Christian is arrested in a Muslim country.
    She was much more polite than I would have been. This is why O Blah Blah has to have his goons sweep an audience and load it with his drones before he "meets" with the common folks. He would never be able to handel anything less than the bowing and scraping, ring and butt kissing that his minions routinely give him. Anything less than public adoration is not permitted toward Dear Leader.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    It really is time to GTFO of that shithole, cut off all aid, and let the animals get back to butchering one another. If they cause us any further problems, just bomb them forward to the stone age. They aren't worth a single American boot on the ground.
    COPY THAT! 10-4, we're outa here............

    WAIT!

    I just read this article:
    http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/fe...-afghan-women/

    Yet, despite the limits still imposed on women by a conservative Afghan culture (female literacy is only 13 percent), enormous strides have been made since the Taliban fell. As of September, 2.7 million Afghan girls were enrolled in school, compared with just 5,000 in 2001. Sixty nine women serve in parliament (27 percent of the total); Koofi was elected from remote Badakhshan, where she received a huge percentage of votes from men as well as women.

    These gains must not be thrown away.

    Indeed, says Koofi, most Afghans are not eager for talks with the Taliban. Their priorities are more basic: schools, jobs, and services. But if Afghan President Hamid Karzai or the Americans seek talks with the Taliban, the process must change.
    meh... now, I dunno........should we give it up?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    It really is time to GTFO of that shithole, cut off all aid, and let the animals get back to butchering one another. If they cause us any further problems, just bomb them forward to the stone age. They aren't worth a single American boot on the ground.
    yeah their nothing more than animals with no souls. sub human.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    At Balad, we had LNs working on trash collection, while the burn pits were run by contractors under green-suiter supervision, but the bases in Afghanistan may have different procedures.

    What I don't get is how they ended up trashed in the first place. Most US personnel aren't likely to have multiple copies of the Qur'an sitting around, unless it was a chaplain, and they'd know better.
    The korans were in the NATO library. Prisoners would write in them, replace them on the shelf to pass the message on to another prisoner in the library. After seeing that they were defaced and had lost the character of being a holy book, they were removed for disposal and burned in a trash pit.

    Likely the prisoners were waiting for an opportune time to accuse Americans of defacing the koran by writing in it and starting a riot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starbuck View Post
    COPY THAT! 10-4, we're outa here............

    WAIT!

    I just read this article:
    http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/fe...-afghan-women/



    meh... now, I dunno........should we give it up?

    Yes, unless of course we plan on spending the next century there. We have enough problems, we don't need theirs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    I wish someone would've wiped their ass with the pages just to see the frenzy that would've ensued. :biggrin:

    You asked, here it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teetop View Post


    A few other highlights of the hypocrisy of the Muslims on this subject:

    From the description of the Wahhabi takeover of the town of Taif, in Saudi Arabia:
    The Wahabbis tore up the copies of the Qur’an al-karim and books of Tafsir, Hadith and other Islamic books they took from libraries, Musjids and houses and threw them down on the ground. They made sandals from the gold-gilded leather covers of the Qur’an copies and other books and wore them on their filthy feet. There were ayats and other sacred writings on those leather covers. Leaves of those valuable books thrown around were so much that there was no space to step in the streets of Taif. Although Ibn Shakban had ordered the looters not to tear up the copies of the Qur’an al-karim, the Wahabite bandits , who were gathered from the deserts for looting and who did not know the Qur’an al-karim, tore up all the copies they found and stamped on them. Only three copies of the Qur’an al-karim and one copy of the Sahih of al-Bukhari were saved form plunder in the big town of Taif.
    Malawi Muslims burn Gideons Bibles in protest
    October 5, 2010 @ 6:25 pm
    By Reuters Staff
    Muslims in southern Malawi have been burning Bibles in protest against their distribution in Islamic schools byGideons International [1], a senior Muslim Association of Malawi official said on Tuesday.
    Sheikh Imran Sharif, the association’s secretary general, said the burning of Bibles was carried out by a few Muslim fanatics and the association has ordered them to stop. The Muslim protest has been widely criticised in secular Malawi, which has had little religious friction.
    (Photo: Bible, 14 Dec 2008/Edgeurged)

    Malawi has 1.7 million Muslims, mostly living in the south of the country, that has a population of about 15 million.
    Gideons International, which is dedicated to providing copies of the Bible to people around the globe, said on its website it has distributed about 90 million Bibles in 22 countries in eastern Africa.


    Military burns unsolicited Bibles sent to Afghanistan

    • Story Highlights
    • Unsolicited Bibles sent by U.S. church were confiscated about a year ago
    • The Bibles were printed in two most common Afghan languages
    • Military feared they could be used for proselytizing, which is forbidden to troops
    • Military didn't want to risk any distribution of the Bibles and angering Muslims
    d/div>v!--startclickprintexclude-->(CNN) -- Military personnel threw away, and ultimately burned, confiscated Bibles that were printed in the two most common Afghan languages amid concern they would be used to try to convert Afghans, a Defense Department spokesman said Tuesday.
    The unsolicited Bibles sent by a church in the United States were confiscated about a year ago at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan because military rules forbid troops of any religion from proselytizing while deployed there, Lt. Col. Mark Wright said.
    Such religious outreach can endanger American troops and civilians in the devoutly Muslim nation, Wright said.
    "The decision was made that it was a 'force protection' measure to throw them away, because, if they did get out, it could be perceived by Afghans that the U.S. government or the U.S. military was trying to convert Muslims," Wright told CNN on Tuesday.
    Troops at posts in war zones are required to burn their trash, Wright said.
    The Bibles were written in the languages Pashto and Dari.
    This decision came to light recently, after the Al Jazeera English network aired video of a group prayer service and chapel sermon that a reporter said suggested U.S. troops were being encouraged to spread Christianity.
    The military denied that earlier this month, saying much in the video was taken out of context.
    "This was irresponsible and dangerous journalism sensationalizing year-old footage of a religious service for U.S. soldiers on a U.S. base and inferring that troops are evangelizing to Afghans," Col. Gregory Julian said.
    The military says a soldier at Bagram received the Bibles and didn't realize he wasn't allowed to hand them out. In the Al Jazeera video, which shows the Bibles at the prayer service, an unnamed soldier says members of his church raised money for them.
    The chaplain later corrected the soldier and confiscated the Bibles, Wright said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by txradioguy View Post
    Assuming this even happened.

    All it takes is one local insurgent to start the RUMOR that a Koran is being burned to whip the uneducated masses into a frenzy over there.


    Like in Uruzgan Province last year when the Taliban tried to claim we bayonetted a Koran. That got the locals riled up until we pointed out to the provincial elders the 30 year old soviet bayonet stuck in the Koran wasn't used by either Australian or American forces.


    This is the Taliban propaganda wing yanking ISAFs chain and getting a 4 Star General to jump for them.

    And yes I know they reportedly found pieces of a Koran. We found pre burnt Korans in raids last year.
    Paranoia runs deep in them and I mean really deep.
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    I can't even read on this subject without needing an extra
    blood pressure pill. Where were all the riots over the Taliban
    blowing up the hillside Buddhas? Oh yeah, Buddists, Christians
    and other Godly religions don't do this sort of thing. Only pure
    evil cults do.

    We won the wars both in Iraq and the shithole of Afghan,
    but we lost the wars for the hearts and minds. We've done
    all the good we are ever going to do there. We have given
    them an infrastructure, trained their police and military and
    shown them what a better way of life can be like. Now it's
    up to them. They can sink or swim. We need to just get all
    our people out of there I say.
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