Two Professors at the American University of Afghanistan Abducted

Discussion in 'Online & DL Teaching' started by jhp, Aug 8, 2016.

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  1. jhp

    jhp Member

  2. jonlevy

    jonlevy Member

    Anyone who takes a job in Afghanistan or Iraq needs to factor in getting killed, maimed or abducted.
     
  3. catlin0915

    catlin0915 New Member

    I heard this place got shutdown shortly after the abduction. Don't think we'll hear much about it anymore.
     
  4. SteveFoerster

    SteveFoerster Resident Gadfly Staff Member

    It's no accident that despite all my time in the Caribbean I've never gone to Trinidad.
     
  5. Phdtobe

    Phdtobe Well-Known Member

    Somebody has to do it. I have in the past applied for jobs in both of those countries.
    True story. One evening in the Arctic I was waiting for my connection flight. The faces of the passengers who have just arrived looked like they have just seen a ghost. The fuselage under the belly of the plane was ripped off in flight. Within minutes in the cold dark night, I was on the plane trying to get home. Dangerous is relative. The mind and body adjust to make the situation normal. I can tell you stories of walking in - 60 degrees in zero visiblility, wind gusting up to 80km/HR a bad move is a certain harsh death.
     
  6. SteveFoerster

    SteveFoerster Resident Gadfly Staff Member

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