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With usa involvement in Afghanistan, wisdom of the rustic is primary. This "handbook" explains a couple of uncomplicated concerns that are supposed to be within the wisdom "toolbox" of a Marine operating with Afghanis or deployed to the rustic.

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A legal case may make use of religion, but religion is not the determining factor in most legal cases. • Simply put, a religious denomination, such as Methodism, Catholicism, or Judaism, doesn’t have the power to rule on a case of adultery in a civil court or on a case of fraud in a criminal court. The United States has a secular system of law; religion plays no direct part in such a system. Islamic View If you look at Islam, the perspective is different. Islamic law consists of guidelines and rules that determine all aspects of a Muslim’s life from how to perform ritual prayer to conducting business transactions.

We purified the water in 5-gallon jugs. Small Unit Operations In the mountains we had great success, operating at squad size and less. There were always 2 patrols out day and night. They would range 3-4 km and stay at altitude. This helped us gain vital information of enemy movements and discover weapons caches. We constantly used binoculars and NVGs with 3x Mag for observation. This timely warning and information meant we could capture many people who may have otherwise become combatants. mil/2dmardiv/36/ has detailed reports and lessonslearned from Marne Corps experience in Afghanistan.

It means that during the month of Ramadan, adult Muslims who are in good health • Cannot eat, drink, or smoke from sunrise until sunset every day of this holy month. • Must abstain from sexual relations. The intention of fasting is to worship Allah. Ramadan is a sacred month because it commemorates the time when Allah first revealed the Qur’an to Muhammad. The time for Ramadan changes each year because it is based on a lunar calendar. Ramadan comes 11 days earlier each year. Pilgrimage Called Al- Hajj (Hadsh), this pilgrimage requires a Muslim in good health to travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia at least once in a lifetime.

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