If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
The “Women, Peace and Security” forum on September 19 consisting of women military officers, defense analysts and conflict-resolution specialists from the United States and seven African nations, and examined women’s roles as soldiers and civilian activists in building lasting regional stability.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
Today, we look at a new memoir by Clemantine Wamariya, a Rwandan genocide survivor who moved across seven African countries in six years before coming to the United States, and how her story reflects the struggles many refugees face.
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary thanked Brig. Gen. Omola for Uganda’s contributions to regional security, and its longstanding partnership with the U.S. Marines, which has fostered growth between the two countries.
A Ukrainian national discusses the likely source of “seriousness” in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian national talks Ukrainian national hero, Taras Shevchenko.
A Ukrainian national discusses frustrations among the generation that came of age during the Maidan Revolution.
A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.
A Ukrainian national talks about women in leadership roles in Ukraine.