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Anti-Western feeling seen rising in Afghanistan

The cleric told about 10,000 worshipers that Afghans made one mistake in their anti-American riots Monday. They should never have looted any Afghan shops. “I’m telling you, if you want to put pressure, put it on the Americans,” Maulavi Enayatullah Baligh thundered during Friday prayers at Kabul’s largest mosque. “If you want to fight, fight them. If you want to burn, burn them.” His sermon underlined how anti-Western feelings have boiled over since a U.S. military cargo truck lost control and hit 12 vehicles during rush-hour traffic Monday morning. During the following riots, at least 20 Afghans were killed and 160 injured. Full Story

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