Dazed and Confused

by
Abby Zimet

U.S. Marines training the fledgling Afghan National Army have their
seemingly hopeless work cut out for them, with Afghan nationals often
more focused on their chai and hashish than the task at hand. Video
from the Guardian here.

"I think if they introduced drug testing to the Afghan army we would
lose probably three-quarters to maybe 80, 85 percent of the army," says
one U.S. soldier.

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