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Afghanistan Smart Book 2nd Ed., (Feb 2010)

Afghanistan Smart Book 2nd Ed., (Feb 2010)

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Published by Sven Weißenberger
Handbook of the US Army TRADOC Culture Center about afghanistan, Second Edition
Handbook of the US Army TRADOC Culture Center about afghanistan, Second Edition

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Published by: Sven Weißenberger on Dec 19, 2012
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Purpose
To ensure that U.S. Army personnel have a relevant,comprehensive guide to help enhance culturalunderstanding; to use in capacity building andcounterinsurgency operations while deployed inthe Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
“We are experiencing a tectonic change in militaryoperations because of culture.
-MG John M. Custer, III
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About This Book
The Smart Book contains information designed to
enhance Soldier’s knowledge of Afghanistan,
including history, politics, country data andstatistics, and the military operationalenvironment. The Smart Book concludes with anoverview of the culture of Afghanistan includingreligion, identity, behavior, communication andnegotiation techniques, an overview of ethnicgroups, a regional breakdown outlining eachprovince, a language guide, and cultural proverbs,expressions and superstitions.
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