HUFFINGTON POST
05/06/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Women To The Rescue In Afghanistan

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- The Marines in a recent "cultural awareness" class scribbled careful notes as the instructor coached them on do's and don'ts when talking to villagers in Afghanistan: Don't start by firing off questions, do break the ice by playing with the children, don't let your interpreter hijack the conversation.

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