This video demonstrates a successful cross cultural negotiation you may encounter during your military career. Once you view this video, see how the unsuccessful negotiation went wrong and what you could do to ensure mission success while negotiating across cultures.
In this video, a Mauritanian expert discusses greetings in Mauritania.
In this video, a Sudanese expert discusses a common expression in Sudan.
In this video, a linguist discusses the impact of Islam on Egyptian culture.
An Afghan national explains the meaning of "shura."
In this video, a military service member discusses the language landscape of Lebanon.
In this video, an expert on Jordan discusses the language landscape of Jordan.
In this video, an Ethiopian expert discusses the languages of Ethiopia.
In this video, a military service member discusses the Arabic language.
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.