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''Being here makes me glad to be an American,'' Major Fisher said in an interview. I just don't know how they do it.'' But it is just as easy to find Saudi women who are every bit as grateful not to be American.

''It is so strange,'' said Aisha al-Suwaida, a Saudi doctor, speaking of the sight of United States Army women here, who make up roughly 10 percent of the more than 150,000 American troops deployed in Saudi Arabia and the region.

Public universities are mixed, offering a chance to mingle, but many private universities have separate campuses for girls.

The ultra-conservative view towards love makes affairs of the heart difficult for single men seeking a wife.

Social authorities in Saudi Arabia can arrest anyone who talks to a person of the opposite sex who isn’t a family member.

So how do men flirt with women in one of the world’s most conservative countries?

Fisher hopped into her jeep and drove out to the flight line at a military air base here, where American F-15 jets and C-5 cargo planes kicked into the sky above a Saudi desert now filling with convoys of American troops.

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However, some youths are challenging these restrictions, even though doing so invites trouble.

But her duties here reflect one side of a wide cultural chasm that United States Army women and their Saudi hosts are still struggling to comprehend.

For Major Fisher, it was a short drive to another long day's work supervising the handling of American jet fighters before takeoff.

When I think about dating in the digital world, the Middle East isn't the first thing coming to mind. By entering a phone number you could learn someone's full name, see comments left on their account, and maybe get a link to their Facebook page.

But in pursuit of love, oppressed Saudis -- especially men -- are desperately using mobile apps to try to find a date (or spouse? One such app is Caller Smart, an i Phone service providing caller I. It was the the user comments that caught Arabic speakers using the app romantically. We ran those comments through Google Translate and they seemed to be harmless flirting. You are pretty,' type of stuff." Caller Smart's founder Brian Crane told me in an email.

However, some youths are challenging these restrictions, even though doing so invites trouble.

But her duties here reflect one side of a wide cultural chasm that United States Army women and their Saudi hosts are still struggling to comprehend.

For Major Fisher, it was a short drive to another long day's work supervising the handling of American jet fighters before takeoff.

When I think about dating in the digital world, the Middle East isn't the first thing coming to mind. By entering a phone number you could learn someone's full name, see comments left on their account, and maybe get a link to their Facebook page.

But in pursuit of love, oppressed Saudis -- especially men -- are desperately using mobile apps to try to find a date (or spouse? One such app is Caller Smart, an i Phone service providing caller I. It was the the user comments that caught Arabic speakers using the app romantically. We ran those comments through Google Translate and they seemed to be harmless flirting. You are pretty,' type of stuff." Caller Smart's founder Brian Crane told me in an email.

"While it's sad that these folks are posting such comments, we had to stop them from doing so because they were messing up the user experience for our other users (whom the app was actually built for)," Crane explained.