On February 21st, reports emerged American soldiers had burned copies of the Koran, the Moslem holy book, at an airbase in Afghanistan. The riots and violence that followed in that country resulted in several deaths, including U.S. military personnel. This incident and its repercussions highlight the lack of understanding on both sides and the necessity of promoting that understanding. The same day the Koran-burning story broke, Dr. Ossama Bahloul was at Murray State to address that very issue. Dr.