Chris Mason

Center for Advanced Defense Studies

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Senior fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies in Washington, DC; retired US Foreign Service officer with long experience in South Asia

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The burning of holy Korans that Americans call "accidental" has exposed the seething anti-Americanism in much of Afghanistan.

Violence over Koran Burning Threatens US-Afghan 'Partnership'

The burning of holy Korans that Americans call "accidental" has exposed the seething anti-Americanism in much of Afghanistan.

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The burning of holy books that Americans call "accidental" has exposed the seething anti-Americanism in much of Afghanistan.

Violence over Koran Burning Threatens US-Afghan 'Partnership'

The burning of holy books that Americans call "accidental" has exposed the seething anti-Americanism in much of Afghanistan.

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