Koran Burning Threat Shows U.S.-Muslim Relations are Still Strained

Fifteen months ago, President Obama flew to Egypt in the heart of the Muslim world to pledge "a new beginning" in long-strained U.S.-Muslim relations. "This cycle of suspicion and discord must end," Obama said in a speech broadcast around the globe. On Thursday, after Obama went on ABC's Good Morning America and pressed the pastor of a Florida church not to run afoul of "our values as Americans" and burn Islamic holy books in protest, the pastor suspended his plan. Terry Jones' Quran-burning...Full Story
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