terça-feira, 22 de setembro de 2009

Maladies of Interpreters

Published: September 22, 2009
Too often, military interpreters in Afghanistan do not receive the respect they deserve as vital members of a team.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/opinion/22foust.html

"Interpreters do more than talk and listen. Eight years into the war in Afghanistan, United States troops receive only minimal cultural training before they deploy. Thus interpreters often serve as cultural advisors — helping Americans learn the nuances of typical Afghan behavior."

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