Skip to comments.U.S. Marines In Afghanistan Told Not To Spit Towards Mecca…
Posted on 10/27/2011 7:01:53 PM PDT by opentalk
PC lunacy has no place on the battlefield.
(NCtimes) -As the war in Afghanistan enters its 11th year, thousands of Camp Pendleton troops are getting much more detailed training in Afghan cultural practices.
Years of lessons learned about roadside bombs also are being tapped to better prepare more than 7,000 base troops leaving for Afghanistan in about 12 weeks to spot the weapons responsible for most deaths and injuries.
The training is a lot more thorough and mission-oriented now, said Gunnery Sgt. Dan Tremore, who was helping to oversee training sessions last week for nearly 100 troops. Its extremely important in order to be able to operate successfully.
Troops scheduled to deploy in early January include more than 800 members of a unit that, for the next year, will direct Marine Corps operations in the south-central Asian nation of 31 million people.
The relationships troops forge can mean the difference between a bloody deployment and a relatively safe one, said one of the trainers, Shafiq Mubarak, from the Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. . .
Mubarak taught the troops the proper way to sit during a shura. He told them they should plan on at least 30 minutes for an initial meeting, and that they should always finish their tea and eat any food presented.
If you dont, that means to them that you dont trust them, or think what they are giving you is poison or is unclean, he said.
Mubarak also said the Marines should never spit or urinate to the west, the direction of Mecca that Muslims in Afghanistan face when they pray.
Ignore that numbnutz. Take a dump that direction if you guys want to.
How about projectile diarrhea to the west after a very large pork dinner?
The article doesn’t mention farting so I gather it’s OK.
There’s another thread on FR today about muzzies attending a Catholic university being offended that there are are people wearing crucifixes.
But we infidels have to watch which direction we SPIT to keep from offending them??
We need to drill for oil here and seal that entire region up without food for a hundred years until they’ve all killed each other.
I really don't support our military anymore - they are wholly owned now by the anti-American Progressives and are no longer defenders of America or our Freedom but have turned out to be enemies of the West and our way of life.
Non-Muslim American’s are under NO OBLIGATION TO ACCOMMODATE Islam!
What’s with this crap?!?!
It’s happening all over America!
Muslims are filing lawsuits to force Catholic University to “accommodate” Muslim prayer time!!!
It is like all of the Devil’s plans, every day insist on a little more “accommodation”, until there is no shred of Christian identity in existence!
Never shoot a goat, this deprives the locals of sexual partners.
To not partake of the pleasures of dancing boys is a great affront to the religion of pees.
We need to send our troops lots o bacon. If they can’t spit towards mecca, then at least allow them to throw some pork at it!
People are fed up with this crap. It might get a little ugly sooner than later.
The last 3 years in Afghanistan have been (by far) the deadliest for our military ...and this is what they are worried about? Puke.
Oh, good grief...
FO Semper Fi
It opposites day! Everyone spit and pee towards mecca!
bring em home!
“The article doesnt mention farting so I gather its OK.”
You missed the boat already on that.
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