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A Look At The Training Of Foreign Troops In U.S.

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The Massachusetts National Guard is hosting 200 soldiers from several Central Asian Nations, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, at a training conference at Joint Base Cape Cod this week.

Three of the Afghan soldiers went missing on Saturday and were detained Monday in Buffalo, where they were trying to cross the border into Canada.

The Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, Maj. Gen. Scott Rice joined WBUR's All Things Considered to discuss the training of foreign troops here in the U.S. Listen to our full interview above.

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This segment aired on September 23, 2014.

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