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Top General: US Will Stay The Course In Afghanistan

The U.S. must stick to its strategy in Afghanistan, including the planned withdrawal calendar, over the next several months despite recent setbacks that have tested America’s relations with the Afghans, the top U.S. commander for the war is telling Congress.


Dr. Lavoy apologized to the Muslim community for the burning of several Korans at a NATO air base in Afghanistan on February 20.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pentagon Official Apologizes For Quran Burning

A senior Pentagon official apologized Friday to Washington-area Muslims for the burning of Qurans at a military base in Afghanistan.