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Monday, May 18, 2009
Soldiers Getting Cultural Training Via Video Games
This CNN article talks about how young soldiers are getting some training, including on cultural issues, through video games. It is interesting in part because I am reading Thomas Rick's The Gamble, a book about Petreus and his change of the war in Iraq to a counterinsurgency strategy, which makes protecting civilians a key part of the strategy.