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Yes, No, or Maybe? Communicating Across Cultures

In this piece from Business Insider, Mark Abadi discusses how he learned that different cultures have different communication styles, and what it took for him to understand what his peers and supervisors really meant when they said "maybe."

For Hanukkah, the comforts of fried foods around the world

Tonight marks the start of Hanukkah, the eight day festival of lights. According to Chabad.org:

Kentucky National Guard visits Djibouti for State Partnership Program

As part of the State Partnership Program (SPP), three U.S. Army National Guard leaders visited with members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) at their military training center in Holhol, Djibouti, Nov. 14, 2017.

Technology Is Changing How We Travel

Sites like Airbnb, We Roam, and Unsettled are bringing new travel opportunities to people around the world who want to experience or work in other countries and cultures.

Moving abroad? Stock up on some of these books

The Department of State's Foreign Service Institute (FSI) offers a number of resources to its foreign service officers in order to prepare them for their life and work abroad. Among these resources is a list of books on cross-cultural topics.
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