According to a Washington Times op-ed by Diana West, Koran abuse is hardly widespread at Guantanamo Bay. In fact, the Army seems to be following a rather elaborate code of conduct regarding treatment of the holy book. While one can understand the Army wanting to prevent abuse of the Koran, the requirement that guards wear gloves when handling it is absurd. If the detainees think we are unclean, that is their problem not ours. They are probably offended by the dress of our female troops as well. Are we going to require them to wear burkas?
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