Pentagon suspends military course that suggests 'obliterating' Mecca

Pentagon suspends military course that suggests 'obliterating' Mecca

A US military course teaching officers that "Islam is the enemy" has been suspended by the Pentagon.

Course material at a college in Virginia suggested the Islamic holy city of Mecca might have to be "obliterated".

The US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, General Martin Dempsey, said such messages will not be tolerated within the country's military institutions.


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