That was then:
April 4, 2011
Petraeus: Quran burning poses security threat in Afghanistan
A recent Florida church's burning of the Quran has created an "additional serious security challenge" in Afghanistan, warns Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan.
Story at CBS News
This is now:
February 21, 2012
Quran burning angers Afghans; U.S. vows probe
KABUL, Afghanistan - More than 2,000 angry Afghans protested outside an American air base on Tuesday after they learned that copies of the Quran (Koran), the Muslim holy book, were burned in a pile of garbage at a sprawling U.S. military base north of Kabul.
"Die, die, foreigners!" the demonstrators shouted. Some fired rifles into the air. Others threw rocks at the gate of the base.
More on the burning of the blasphemous books at CBS News