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Korean-American Soldiers Bridge Cultures

The linked article from DoD News talks about how the U.S. Army works to integrate with the Korean are staff at the joint operation center and in major exercises.

The Cultural Constitution of Thailand

What is the Thai cultural constitution? Nidhi Eoseewong talks about the role of culture in influencing how Thais interact with the country as a whole.

Culture Under Attack: Who are the Iraqi Yazidis?

For a long time the outside world accused Yazidis of being "Devil-worshippers".  One of the most persecuted minorities in the Middle East, they face a possible genocide by advancing Islamic extremists.  Right now their culture is under attack as…

General Assembly of the United Nations, Social, Humanitarian Cultural Commitee

The General Assembly allocates to its Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, commonly referred to as the "Third Committee", agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all…

Special Forces Language Training: What Would It Cost To Do It Right?

What would be the true cost of Special Forces language training, and where does cultural competency training factor in?

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