Soldier pulled from country after usi...

Soldier pulled from country after using Quran as target

There are 3 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from May 19, 2008, titled Soldier pulled from country after using Quran as target. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

An American sniper was removed from Iraq after he used a copy of the Quran for target practice, the military said Sunday, a day after a U.S. commander held a formal ceremony apologizing to Sunni tribal leaders.

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oh brother

Pompano Beach, FL

#2 May 19, 2008
The sniper needlessly kicked a hornet's nest.

But this induces nausea:

"The elaborate ceremony, in which one U.S. officer kissed a new copy of Islam's holy book before giving it to the tribal leaders, reflected the military's eagerness to stave off anger among Sunni Arabs it has been cultivating as allies."

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#3 May 19, 2008
come on, its just a book. these people are just way too sensitive...remeber when the soldier at abu ghraib dunked the quran in the certainly didn't cause the muslim world to fall. get over it!!!

New Orleans, LA

#4 May 19, 2008
They should let the guy, not only use the book of crap,for a target,but let one of the creeps hold it for him

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