'It Puts Our Soldiers in Jeopardy': Petraeus Blasts 'Burn a Koran' Day

Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan warned that a Florida pastor's plan to burn Korans at his church on Sept. 11 could be increasing the danger to his troops. The so-called "Burn a Koran Day" ignited a protest for a second day in a row by hundreds of Afghans, who burned American flags and shouted "Death to America." The crowd in downtown Kabul reached nearly 500 on Monday, with Afghan protesters chanting, "Long live Islam," and, "Long live the Koran," and burning an...Full Story
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