Selling out our troops for Islam. It doesn’t get more shameful. via U.S. troops punished over Koran burning, urination video – Yahoo! News.
The U.S. military said on Monday it was disciplining U.S. troops over two incidents that provoked outrage in Afghanistan early this year, one involving a video depicting Marines urinating on corpses and another over burned copies of the Koran.
The administrative punishments — which could include things like reduce rank or forfeiture of pay — fell short of criminal prosecution, and it was unclear whether they would satisfy Afghan demands for justice.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai earlier this year branded the Marine’s actions in the video as “inhuman,” and he initially called for a public trial for the soldiers over the Koran incident.
A detailed U.S. military investigation showed that up to 100 Korans and other religious texts from a detention center library — a previously…
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