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Cultural Awareness | Cultural Awareness

yon-sumoan's picture
Jan.04.2011
Imagine you have spent your life in the middle of a dust storm, and the air finally clears. Suddenly you see that every step you thought was a step forward was actually a step backward, and you are not where you thought you were. Imagine you can clearly see things now that you had not even realized...
william-d-wunderle's picture
Jun.07.2008
One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Long War, as the Global War on Terrorism is now known, is the cultural environment in which it is being fought. In truth, however, the US Army has routinely operated in unfamiliar cultural environments throughout its long history. The conditions in...
william-d-wunderle's picture
Jun.07.2008
An American officer presents an invaluable handbook for dealing with cultural issues in the Middle East during military operations. The Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) has sent U.S. diplomats and troops around the world. In the current security environment, understanding foreign cultures is crucial...