IHT - Unlikely Tutor Giving Military Afghan Advice

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  1. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/world/asia/18tea.html?ref=global-home

    Greg Mortensen, a seasoned climber and philantropist is advicing the US military in an unofficial capacity on how to deal with civilan population in the border region in which Mr. Mortensen built over a 100 schools, mostly for girls.

    "3 Cups of Tea" is an amazing book that I recommend everybody who has an interest in the region and seeks a greater understanding of how these societies operate:

    Three Cups of Tea: Amazon.co.uk: Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin: Books