January 08, 2007

Linguistic Incompetence in the US Government

One of the less publicized observations of the Iraq Study Group is that, of the 1,000 employees of the US Embassy to Iraq, only 33 speak Arabic at all, only SIX fluently. As Roger pointed out a couple months ago, the situation at the FBI is no better. The mind boggles.

Posted by Bill Poser at January 8, 2007 03:50 PM