The planned Koran burning in Florida could provoke a response in the Muslim world like that in 2006 to a Danish cartoon of the prophet Mohammad. A correspondent remembers the scene in Kabul at that time.
The planned burning of Korans by a small Florida church led by Terry Jones ignores US success against terrorism by working with Muslims and seeing Islam as peaceful.
The president appealed to a Florida pastor not to go through with burning Korans on Saturday, saying the act would be 'completely contrary to our values as Americans.'
Eid ul-Fitr always leaves the country's overburdened and poorly maintained transportation systems bursting at the seams, and can result in massive traffic jams.
A Christian Science perspective.
Did Gen. David Petraeus cross a civil-military dividing line when he commented on a church's Koran-burning plans? Scholars are divided. But Petraeus tells the Monitor he is obligated to give his assessment of a situation that could endanger US troops.
A black Amur leopard cub growls during a medical examination at the Serengeti Safari Park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen on Wednesday.
Even as Washington prepares to begin withdrawing US forces from Afghanistan next summer, it must not abandon newly-emancipated Afghan women to the Taliban brutality that would reassert itself in our wake.
To devout Muslims, the Sept. 11 Koran burning proposed by the Florida preacher Terry Jones is akin to burning the word of God. Muslim leaders and US military and civilian officials have asked Jones to reconsider his plan.