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An elderly Afghan man walks past a US Army infantryman carrying a 40-callibre rifle, attached to the 2nd platoon, C-Coy. 1-23 Infantry at Naja-bien village, Panjwai district during a morning operation to find and destroy bomb traps made from IED's on September 23, 2012. A total of 374 civilians were killed and 581 injured in August as a result of the war in Afghanistan, making it the second deadliest month for civilians since 2007, the United Nations said.
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An elderly Afghan man walks past a US Army infantryman carrying a 40-callibre rifle, attached to the 2nd platoon, C-Coy. 1-23 Infantry at Naja-bien village, Panjwai district during a morning operation to find and destroy bomb traps made from IED's on September 23, 2012.

The Afghan Defense Ministry has released a guide book called "Cultural Understanding: A Guide to Understanding Coalition Cultures."

The Afghan Defense Ministry has released a guide book called "Cultural Understanding: A Guide to Understanding Coalition Cultures."

The book seeks to explain to Afghan soldiers common Western behavior, actions that sometimes are perceived as an insult.

We'll talk with the Washington Post's Kevin Sieff.

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