TITLE

Recreating Afghanistan

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Middle East;May2009, Issue 400, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the construction of the Khewa, a mock Afghan village in Louisiana by the U.S. government in an effort to recreate the conditions of American soldiers when serving in Afghanistan. The mock village was populated by real Afghans and translators as cultural advisors were hired. Troops will use facilities at Khewa to familiarise themselves with life at their destination. Furthermore, the village was part of a drill presented by the Fort Polk Joint Readiness Training Centre.
ACCESSION #
40085681

 

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