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Category: safety abroad
The TSA: Are We Really Safer?
Steve Moore drops this challenge "TSA has never, (and I invite them to prove me wrong), foiled a terrorist plot or stopped an attack on an airliner. Ever."
Understanding the Amanda Knox Verdict
I met Amanda Knox for the first time a few weeks ago, following her release from an Italian prison after serving four years for a crime she did not commit. I am grateful that I had not met Amanda before I got involved in the case.
The Knox/Sollecito Verdict, October 2011
The verdict is in. One family is devastated. One family is elated. Two lives have been at stake for months, the third is a young soul who has been desperately trying to rest in peace.
The Amanda Knox/Rafaelle Sollecito Appeal
We are within hours of knowing whether study abroad student, Amanda Knox, and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito will win their appeal of the conviction of the murder of Meredith Kercher, a British study abroad student.
Study Abroad Safety Despite Budget Challenges: Interview with Steve Moore
Safety planning cannot be compromised due to budget cuts or lack of funding for an entire study abroad office. Today’s interview is with Steve Moore, Melibee’s safety and emergency planning expert. Steve provides three tips that are absolutely necessary for your program abroad, regardless of the size or location.
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A State of Failure
Today's guest post is by Steve Moore, Melibee's Safety and Emergency planning expert. Read Steve's commentary about the U.S. State Department and its implied role in assisting American citizens abroad.
Interview with Steve Moore (Retired FBI Agent): Safety Abroad After Osama bin Laden is Killed
Steve Moore and I spoke about his perspective on the bin Laden killing and Steve's time in the FBI as a SWAT operator with sniper certification, Supervisor of Al-Quaeda investigations for the LA field office and as a case agent for bombing of the US consulate in Karachi.
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Study Abroad: “To Fee or Not to Fee – THAT is the Question”
Does your study abroad office charge a per student administration fee? If not, are you thinking about doing so?
It is also a philosophical question: Do we charge for a special fee for a program that we believe is core to the academic experience?
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