What will the U.S. military do when they finally discover that the Qur’an itself contains “extremist” material? More on this story of abject dhimmitude: “Official: Burned Islamic religious material had ‘extremist inscriptions,'” from CNN, February 21:
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Religious materials — including Qurans that were burned at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, sparking Afghan protests — were removed from the library of a detainee center “because of extremist inscriptions” on them, a military official said Tuesday.
There was “an appearance that these documents were being used to facilitate extremist communications,” a military official said.
“Additionally, some of the documents were extremist in and of themselves, apparently originating from outside of Afghanistan,” the official said.
The official said the material was burned, but authorities are attempting to determine how much.
The uproar prompted Gen. John Allen, commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, to issue a directive “that all coalition forces in Afghanistan will complete training in the proper handling of religious materials no later than March 3,” the NATO-led force said..
The training will include “the identification of religious materials, their significance, correct handling and storage,” according to the statement from coalition forces.
Earlier Tuesday, Allen said the materials were gathered for disposal from the airfield’s Parwan detention facility and inadvertently given to troops for burning.
“This was not a decision that was made because they were religious materials,” he said. “It was not a decision that was made with respect to the faith of Islam. It was a mistake. It was an error. The moment we found out about it, we immediately stopped and we intervened.”
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the airfield Tuesday, furious over reports of the burning….