Language holding back Afghan army

Language holding back Afghan army

NATO should urgently step up the teaching of English to Afghan army officers so they can work alongside international forces there, the general coordinating allied training efforts said Monday.”The biggest problem that we meet is language skills,” said Brig. Gen. Ryszard Wisniewski. “The Afghan National Army has a lot of needs starting with the basic language skills to get more and better relationships and communication between allies and Afghans.”

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Editor’s note: Interesting that the Afghans should learn English rather than the NATO troops learn Dari or Pashtu?! 

Katia Reed
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