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Good Monday morning everyone that -- alert with the anti American violence ripping across the Middle East and North Africa.
Is now spreading yet again.
This is the scene in Kabul Afghanistan hundreds of Afghans burning cars and throwing rocks.
Attacking US military base there in the latest round of violence -- -- that region and good morning everyone hope your weekend was grand we start another we -- America's Newsroom not quite knowing what we're gonna get today.
I'm Bill Hemmer good morning how you do -- in other mornings good.
Well thank you good morning everyone I'm Heather Nauert in for Martha MacCallum today and that violence we're talking about.
Now answering a second week and it is growing in Indonesia another apparent attempts to burn down the US embassy protesters there.
Attacking police in Jakarta throwing makeshift bombs and setting fires outside the -- we.
We -- -- start with Conner Powell he's -- from Kabul Afghanistan what is the latest there now Connor.
Well bill over the past few days we've had relatively small and peaceful and control protest not only Kabul and across Afghanistan early teens today today's protest.
It was really more of a right several hundred Afghans took to the streets not too far from the US embassy -- -- -- -- -- but there's several US aces.
They're throwing rocks burning tires -- a lot of destruction along the way.
45 Afghan police officers -- -- -- were injured as part of this sort of riot.
But it did -- relative importance -- protesters it as opposed to a genuine outpouring of anger.
Over this anti Islamic film -- any of the protesters -- writers today.
We're young boys 8910 years old and teenage boys this really didn't feel like -- mass protest but instead something that was sort of whipped up.
To create an anti American anger here in Afghanistan bill well for Americans were killed over the weekend what is considered an insider attack.
What is the level of concern about this -- Well over the weekend had not only for Americans and two British soldiers were killed this is the biggest problem right now -- in the US military in large part because.
Building up the Afghan security forces is the -- first priority here.
They're turning their weapons on -- US and international -- there's at an alarming rate and it really is undermining the trust today however I have to say -- get security forces.
Reportedly perform very well here in Kabul they took to the streets they were organized he didn't fire on the protesters so there are some bright spots among the Afghan security forces but there are some real problems particularly these insider attacks.
That are attacking US and international troops bill passengers and know -- Afghan security forces getting better by.
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