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Journal Article | April 3, 2012 03:49 AM | Comments(9)

Former battalion commander LTC David Oclander provides a valuable experience in taking responsibility in another culture.

Blog post | June 25, 2012 05:58 AM | Comments(5)

Michael Vlahos, a Naval War College professor, argues that the state-waged long war has brought a hint of defeat and self-destruction to popular culture.

Ramazan is expected to occur July 20 thru August 18, 2012.

Journal Article | October 8, 2012 03:30 AM | Comments(16)

Beware the experts, expats, urbanites, and a host of other easy routes.

Journal Article | October 18, 2012 03:30 AM | Comments(6)

People and culture are important – but they are not the only important things. Their importance is relative to the mission and the operational environment.  

Journal Article | November 16, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments(25)

Without dedicating proper resources to develop language and cultural skills, there is a risk of degradation in a critical capability delivered through regional alignment.

Journal Article | January 14, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(1)

Re-evaluate exactly what we want from our educational system and to strip away the non-essential.

Journal Article | February 14, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(1)

Garbology: As our soldiers gain insights, more and more talking trash with the locals will provide a whole new body of intelligence.

Journal Article | March 12, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(2)

The realities of conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan necessitated “just-in-time” cultural training that focused heavily on the “do’s and don’ts.” A more deliberate...