Small Wars Journal

Ramadan

Ramadan Tips for Soldiers, Police Officers, and Civilians SWJED Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:50am
Everything good in Afghanistan, the Middle East, and similar collectivist cultures, happens through personal relationships. This is the key to obtaining information, cooperation, and support. It can mean the difference between success and failure. Whatever else you achieve, otherwise, may be meaningless if you have not established and maintained the appropriate personal relationships with the most powerful, influential, and helpful people in your respective areas of operation.