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2010, 83 min.
|Production, Co-production:||James Der Derian|
1 training 2 cultural differences 3 understanding the “other” 4 war as academic subject 5 training camp and battle zone 6 anthropologists involved in an army project 7 ethical dilemma: scientific knowledge used by army 8 findings on social communication are used in battle 9 drill sergeants respond to criticism: we apply human approach 10 orienting oneself in the “human terrain” means understanding other cultures
20 A model of an Iraqi village in the middle of the Mojave Desert serves as a training site for a special project in which solders learn how to approach civilians and win them over to their side.