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Afghan advisors help win the battle of hearts and minds

June 24, 2011

Specialist advisors capable of forging links with Afghan communities play a vital role which is essential to British forces personnel on the ground.

Cultural advisors, or ‘culads’ as they are known, have been embedding themselves with patrols for just over a year now and have helped solve problems, communicating directly with the Afghans.

British Forces News’ Tristan Nichols visited a few of the culads to talk about their impact.

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