Muslim 'Hearts and Minds'

heads up: this is a pretty old post, it may be outdated.

"At first I thought these were American soldiers and I wanted them to leave but when they said they were Muslims I knew they were our brothers," a young Afghan man says.

Muslim Troops Help Win Afgan Minds – BBC News

Apparently, the United Arab Emirates (the UAE, a small little country south of Iraq for those not familiar with the region's geography) has secretly had troops in Afghanistan helping both the American and British soldiers on the 'hearts and minds' campaign.

Fascinating and really good to hear.