Regional Expertise, Cross-Cultural Training, Language Training
The purpose of this report is to identify best practices in operational-level advising from the special operations advisory mission in Afghanistan. The report also identifies key recommendations that are intended to help address key challenges in operational-level partnering.
Language Training, Cross-Cultural Training, Cross-Cultural Communication
This article is a survey of some historical, cognitive, and cultural features of institutional—particularly government and military—language training, to examine and plot a faster and less effortful trip to proficiency. My thesis is that our own cultural and institutional climates play a crucial role in what our students can learn and who they can become.