Monday, July 19, 2010

TC Tidbits: Greg Mortenson's Influence on the Military

From the Seattle Times:

"In the past year, Mortenson and his Central Asia Institute, responsible for the construction of more than 130 schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan, mostly for girls, set up some three dozen meetings between McChrystal or his senior staff members and village elders across Afghanistan.

The collaboration, which grew in part out of the popularity of "Three Cups of Tea" among military wives who told their husbands to read it, extends to the office of Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff."

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