U.S. to Hand Over Afghan Prisons, Including Jail Where Korans Were Burned

The U.S. and Afghanistan took a major step forward, signing an agreement that will transfer control of its main detention facility - where U.S. troops burned Korans last month -- to Afghan security forces within six months. The deal, signed in Kabul by Gen. John Allen, head of the International Security Force in Afghanistan, and the country's Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak calls for the first batch of 500 detainees to be transferred to Afghan authority within 45 days. There are just...Full Story
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