Through the Lens of an Outsider: Evaluating the Human Terrain



Andrew Lohman
09/20/2012

According to Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Lohman and Colonel Wiley Thompson, the key to properly assessing the human and geographical landscape in foreign regions is understanding people in the context of their environment and trying to understand how people live from their perspective, not through the lens of an outsider from a different place and culture. The following interview explores the steps being taken by the military to properly assessing the human and geographical landscape in order to...
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