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White House Won't Say What Will Happen to Troops Who Burned Korans
CNSNEWS ^ | March 8, 2012 | Fred Lucas

Posted on 03/09/2012 3:51:45 PM PST by yoe

In the face of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's call for the U.S. troops who burned Korans to be tried and punished, the White House won't say what will happen to those troops.

Connie Lawn with IRN/USA Radio Network asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, “Did Karzai ever express condolences for the British soldiers killed and did he explicitly apologize for the American soldiers who were killed? And what does the White House want to see done with these Americans who burned the Korans?”

“I think there is an investigation into that,” Carney responded. “You surely understand that I would not make any statements about the disposition of that investigation or how it should turn out. Secondly, I don’t have any more detail for you on the call the president had with President Karzai. I would point you to statements by Minister Wardak about the incidents and his expressions of regret,” Carney said referring to Afghanistan Defense Minister General Abdul Rahim Wardak

The Korans were mistakenly burned on Bagram Air Force Base.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; karzai; koranburning; obama
The White House spokes man should have told the reporters the truth.....those Korans had already been 'desecrated' according to Islamic law....they had been used as vessels to carry messages from one Muslim to another an unlawful act according to Islamic Law. Burning them ( how many 2? 3?) was the correct thing to do. If this is wrong....someone please correct me. Throwing our soldiers under the Obama Bus is the wrong thing to do...appeasing Karazai or any Muslim is also the wrong thing to do....punishment is not warranted....how many Christians were killed recently........Obama should be extremely careful here.
1 posted on 03/09/2012 3:51:52 PM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

I imagine that they were probably turned over to the Taliban for execution.


2 posted on 03/09/2012 3:54:16 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for Americans to WEAN the government off of OUR money!!!)
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To: yoe

According to Islam AFAIK the graffitied Korans should have been dumped in a river, or respectfully burned... was there a lack of respect at the burning? Maybe only a Muslim can touch the match to them?


3 posted on 03/09/2012 3:57:17 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: yoe

Let’s see...I think promotion to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Distinguished Service Medals all around would be a good start.


4 posted on 03/09/2012 4:00:15 PM PST by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: yoe

I think the preferred method of disposal for a Koran is (strangely) to bury it...but the whole thing is just silly. If I read the Koran on my computer monitor, is it now sacred?

That being said, I pray that these soldiers are CONUS...and not in Afghanistan...so President Idiot can’t offer them up for a show trial and execution.

I’m a former officer in the Army; and, quite frankly, if Bammy tries to let the animals try these soldiers, this will be one of ‘those moments’. A moment where I would challenge my COC. The SOFA with Afghanistan does not include these types of trials, so get my men a lawyer, and fight it.


5 posted on 03/09/2012 4:01:48 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: yoe
I don’t have any more detail for you on the call the president had with President Karzai

Obama to Karzai:

"Some balls are held for charity
And some for fancy dress
But when they're held for pleasure
They're the balls that I like best
Your balls are always bouncing
To the left and to the right
It's my belief that your big balls
Should be held every night"

6 posted on 03/09/2012 4:04:49 PM PST by bigheadfred (ev'ry day i'm shufflin')
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To: yoe

Question is, will 0bama tolerate the sacrilege of his religion for political concern in an election year?


7 posted on 03/09/2012 4:05:14 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: yoe; All

The GOP majority in the House should pass a resolution calling on the Afghanistan government to apologize for the deaths of U.S. soldiers. Next they need to pass a resolution to warns the President that punishment of U.S. troops over this incident will NOT be tolerated by Congress. They should threaten impeachment hearings if he does. Next Republicans in the Senate should be clear that any military officer in the grade of LTC or higher that recommends or attempts to punish any member of the military will have their commission revoked....at a minimum they will not be confirmed by congress should they ever be selected for promotion. It is time to play hardball.

I don’t like interfering with the POTUS role at CinC...but when he is abusing it, then something must be done.


8 posted on 03/09/2012 4:11:14 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: yoe

They will be secretly handed over to the Muslims and later
declared dead at the scene of a helicopter crash. All
decapitated in the accident.


9 posted on 03/09/2012 4:11:14 PM PST by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: yoe

The Apostate-in-Chief should go to Kabul and surrender himself to Karzai for trial.


10 posted on 03/09/2012 4:13:06 PM PST by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: yoe

It wouldn’t surprise me if obammy asked Karzi not to do anything to them until AFTER the elections!


11 posted on 03/09/2012 4:14:14 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I pray you are not correct in this matter. However, what you say could very easily be the truth.

0pansy is a very skilled cold blooded liar, deceiver, and twister of the truth. Combine those skills with what the what he will acomplish by the whiteWash by the libMEDIA, conservatives have a battle ahead.

12 posted on 03/09/2012 4:14:41 PM PST by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar)
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To: yoe
The hypocrisy here is so infuriating I can't even find words for it.
13 posted on 03/09/2012 4:15:33 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopaths.)
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To: bigheadfred
Obama to Turdi

The lady's got balls
She's got balls

14 posted on 03/09/2012 4:17:34 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: yoe
Burning them ( how many 2? 3?) was the correct thing to do. If this is wrong....someone please correct me.

Wrong. according to muslim tradition Koran's are never to be burned. They would have descrecated Koran's weighted and deposited into a river.

15 posted on 03/09/2012 4:17:53 PM PST by plain talk
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To: redshawk

Human life means nothing to him. He’s a real lowlife.


16 posted on 03/09/2012 4:20:58 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for Americans to WEAN the government off of OUR money!!!)
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To: lacrew

if Bammy tries to let the animals try these soldiers
*********************
If Obama does THAT and we aren’t in the streets demanding he leave office or more—we are done. That would be a most certain line in the sand.


17 posted on 03/09/2012 4:21:53 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: yoe

The more important question is what’s going to happen to the President who went out of his way to apologize to Karzi???


18 posted on 03/09/2012 4:24:30 PM PST by ptsal (E)
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To: yoe

At first I thought the headline said, “...Troops Who Burned Koreans”! Where is my mind these days?!?!?!


19 posted on 03/09/2012 4:26:17 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: yoe
White House Won't Say What Will Happen to Troops Who Burned Korans

"Shoot straight you bastards, don't make a mess of it."

20 posted on 03/09/2012 4:26:25 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: yoe

What did they do to the soldiers who burned the Bibles?


21 posted on 03/09/2012 4:28:37 PM PST by P-Marlowe
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To: Sola Veritas

It’s not interfering with the CINC. The President doesn’t set the ‘rules’ of the military, but merely carries out the rules created by Congress.


22 posted on 03/09/2012 4:28:37 PM PST by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: yoe

Burning a book...is not against ANY law!!


23 posted on 03/09/2012 4:34:10 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: yoe

Let’s see we have a bunch of troops who were ordered to burn the crap books and now they are supposed to be punished for doing their duty? Since when do we punish our troops on the whim of a foreign government. A real President would tell them to go suck and egg and would open fire on rioters and summarily execute the a**hat that killed two US officers.


24 posted on 03/09/2012 4:36:09 PM PST by calex59
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To: yoe

No One, No How, No Way, will ANYONE put our people in jeopardy for all this.

Bring those boys home, and tell those 7th century neanderthals to go ditch.

If anything bad happens to those boys, there WILL BE HELL TO PAY!!

We draw a line in the SAND. And hey, rug heads, this line YOU WILL NOT CROSS.

Those boys did their job. And I love them for it.


25 posted on 03/09/2012 4:41:52 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope you don't like it.)
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To: yoe

I dunno, this is first non-stupid thing the administration has said on this whole fiasco. It gives me some hope that the miilary just intends to stonewall for a while, let this die, then say its a confidential matter while doing nothing to anyone.


26 posted on 03/09/2012 4:45:57 PM PST by circlecity
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To: calex59

nitpicky point: “go suck and egg”

I KNOW you meant “go suck AN egg”.

You were upset, and emotional, its understandable.

So I won’t make fun of you! (lol)

If I’ve done that once, I’ve done it ten thousand times.!

I’ll go to bed now.


27 posted on 03/09/2012 4:49:19 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope you don't like it.)
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To: GenXteacher

Amen to that Brother.

But with this puke we have in the White House who know’s.

What will they be charged with, That is the question.

Theywee doing their duty burning trash and the Korans showed up. Did they even notice? can they be charged with not reading what they were burning?


28 posted on 03/09/2012 4:52:05 PM PST by Venturer
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To: plain talk

In a septic tank on base would have been a better place.


29 posted on 03/09/2012 4:53:41 PM PST by Venturer
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To: dfwgator

Lieutenant Harry Morant and Lieutenant Peter Hancock


30 posted on 03/09/2012 4:56:26 PM PST by SkyDancer
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To: yoe

.


31 posted on 03/09/2012 4:58:17 PM PST by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: Theoria
"The President doesn’t set the ‘rules’ of the military..."

General Allen should protect his men at all costs...was it two or four who were shot in the back of the head...this is now murder not war. H. Karazai should be asking how he plans to punish his men for this crime...but since Obama has joined Karazai's side and surrendered, General Allen will have to keep his troops safe from the White House and Karazai. What a foolish, milksoppy, fop as this CIC turns out to be. Hands off these brave American soldiers! Contact your elected that there had better be no "punishment" for these soldiers....they are not over there to protect the Koran. They are there to quell, get rid of al Qaeda.

32 posted on 03/09/2012 4:59:13 PM PST by yoe
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To: plain talk

Thank you........


33 posted on 03/09/2012 5:02:15 PM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

Indeed my FRiend

This would be a line in the sand incident at least for me


34 posted on 03/09/2012 5:39:29 PM PST by Steve Newton (And the Wolves will learn what we have shown before-We love our sheep we dogs of war. Vaughn)
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To: redshawk

Throw in that hideous grin of his that he thinks is so cute—gag, makes we want to vomit everytime i see him do it.


35 posted on 03/09/2012 6:25:55 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Sacajaweau

Only if your are pscho. Then burning books are OK.


36 posted on 03/09/2012 7:05:37 PM PST by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar)
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To: yoe
My Apology to President Karzai on Behalf of Americans
(Not what it sounds like. Huge slap in 0bama's face!)
(Now over 1,154,000 views!)

Here is how the Afghans found out about the koran burning last year in Florida.

From the WSJ:

"Most Afghans learned about the Quran burning in Florida only when Mr. Karzai on March 24 (4 days after!) condemned the act as "a crime against the religion and the entire Muslim nation," called on the U.S. and the U.N. to bring the perpetrators to justice and demanded "a satisfactory response to the resentment and anger of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world."


37 posted on 03/09/2012 7:35:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: plain talk
Apparently they don't know about Muslim tradition in Pakistan.

Why are Pakistanis throwing away 100s of Korans into sewage filled canal?

38 posted on 03/09/2012 7:50:54 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Venturer

“In a septic tank on base would have been a better place.”

I see no reason to pollute a perfectly good septic tank with something quite so foul but I guess it would be okay.


39 posted on 03/09/2012 10:00:05 PM PST by FerociousRabbit
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To: yoe

“appeasing Karazai or any Muslim is also the wrong thing to do...”

Not to b. hussein obama.

“how many Christians were killed recently...”

Do you think he cares?

“Obama should be extremely careful here.”

Why? Voters should’ve been extremely careful when they believed all his lies, did no research but elected him anyway. And like idiots, they’ll ignore the obvious and vote for him again because they can’t face the truth.

After all his actions and the many telling comments he’s made, what will it take for people to realize that the occupier in our WH is a Muslim who dislikes our military, Christians (and Jews) and most of all, America??

BHO is NOT naive or ignorant - he knows exactly what he’s doing. In his mission to take us down, he’s been successful beyond his dreams.

And he’s just warming up.


40 posted on 03/10/2012 6:47:27 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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