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American troops are facing major unrest in Afghanistan after the accidental burning of Korans. 

The Korans, along with other books that were found, were suspected of being used as a means of communication between certain groups. Whether these were extremest groups or not is unclear.

This is the biggest problem with an interventionist policy. When two cultures that hardly understand each other meet, there is bound to be misunderstanding and tension. Now the situation calls for the greatest PR consultant in the world. How do you calm down a population that feels like some foreigners spat in their face and stomped on their flag by burning their life’s manual?

How should the army handle the situation in Afghanistan?

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