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Obama: Koran Burning 'Stunt' Could 'Greatly Endanger' Troops (VIDEO)

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Obama also said he hopes Jones "listens to those better angels."

He went on to say "we are a government of laws" -- an acknowledgment that the government cannot legally stop Jones from burning Korans.

"Part of this country's history is people doing destructive or offensive or harmful things. And yet, we still have to make sure that we're following the laws. And that's part of what I love about this country," he said.

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