“National security is at risk due to the country’s lack of linguistic preparedness. So why isn’t the U.S. government minding its language?
In spite of the dismal chain of events and a nearly decade-long language crisis, there’s hope. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly one in every five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English at home. With 311 languages spoken within the country’s borders, the United States is one of the most linguistically blessed countries in the world.”