Some Afghans recently protested the burning of the Quran at a U.S. base in Afghanistan (TNT, 2-22). The Afghans take things such as this very seriously and are devout Muslims. Recently, an Afghan man strangled his wife because she gave birth to a third daughter rather than a hoped-for son. Yet no Afghan Muslims were protesting in the streets regarding this murder.
We are wasting our efforts in trying to change the Afghans and other Muslims. They are rooted firmly in the 7th century, and there is no way a Western (and, in Muslim eyes, Christian) nation can change …