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The Extended Presence of US Forces and Cultural Change in Afghanistan

The decade long presence of US Forces in Afghanistan has changed the fabric of Afghan society in various ways. Schools have been erected, governments have changed, but how have the lives and culture of Afghans changed? Stars and Stripes provides an interesting report detailing how Western culture is making its way into Afghanistan and how things like Afghan food trucks, bowling alleys, denim jeans, and hot dogs are being adopted in this traditional society. 

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