Karzai: Newsweek Article Did Not Cause Riots

Afghanistan's President, Hamid Karzai, in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer this morning, stated that other factors were involved in the rioting that occured in his country last week.

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Catnip says : While the Bush administration had no problem blaming the riots on the release of the now infamous Newsweek article that mentioned a Koran had been flushed down a toilet, Karzai, while condemning the article, stated that there were political motives directed at the Afghan government that spurred those riots.


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