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CIA rendition flights from rustic North Carolina called to account by citizens

CIA rendition flights from rustic North Carolina called to account by citizens

Ayear after he was released from captivity in Guantánamo, Binyam Mohamed received a letter from Christina Cowger, an agricultural researcher from North Carolina. Enclosed was a petition of apology signed by nearly 800 visitors to the North Carolina State Fair. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed. Binyam Mohamed. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters It was “a small …

Civil Engineering – University of Alabama College of Engineering

Civil engineering is one of UA’s oldest programs, offering many specialties. Students work with the latest materials and technologies to design buildings, develop transportation networks, and enhance environmental systems for a sustainable world. I think that at Alabama I’ve been given opportunities that I wouldn’t have been given elsewhere. I think that this is such …

Communicating with people with disabilities: What Are You Saying

Communicating with people with disabilities: What Are You Saying

Sometimes when you can’t understand someone, it may be necessary to ask for clarification or use another method of communication, such as paper and pen or instant messenger. Whatever you do, never pretend to understand. It’s better to ask someone to repeat themselves than to risk miscommunication. This makes for a much smoother working relationship. …