General Petraeus Warns Burning Koran Endangers Troops

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Evangelicals in Florida say they'll burn copies of the Koran on September 11, plans that are being denounced by other religious leaders and by General David Petraeus, the US commander in Afghanistan. He says the action could endanger the lives of American soldiers and damage the US mission. Hundreds of Muslims in Kabul, Afghanistan and thousands in Jakarta, Indonesia have taken to the streets in the past two days after hearing of the plans. Jaweed Kaleem covers religion for the Miami Herald.

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Guest:
Jaweed Kaleem - National race and justice reporter, LA Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner, Andrea Brody