U.S. Military Slashes Foreign-Language Training

As U.S. President Donald Trump diverts more military resources to his long-promised wall with Mexico and seeks to reduce the United States' troop presence abroad, his Pentagon is slashing funding for the Defense Language Institute's overseas immersion programs, which help prepare students for duty abroad.

About 700 foreign-language students were preparing for their immersion courses when their funding was abruptly pulled this year.

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