As we've posted before, religious symbols and books must be treated with respect. However, the violent reaction is uncalled for and won't make the Afghanistan War more popular in the US.
Furthermore, what's the point of a presidential apology? What exactly did our troops do wrong? Shouldn't the commander in chief stand with the troops?
Apology? Will Pres Karsay apologize to the parents of the soldiers killed by these mobs?
Click for our discussion with Dr Ileana Johnson-Paugh about the apology and other issues: