The Seattle Times (MCT)
Fahad al-Balushi, a scholar-in-residence
from Oman, teaches Arabic at Bellevue
Community College in Washington.
(Greg Gilbert/Seattle Times MCT)
Robert Foulk was one of the lucky ones who got into the introductory class. He showed up recently wearing his Air Force ROTC fatigues.
"I'm planning to be a pilot, and if I'm staying in the Middle East, it's a huge language to learn," said the Maple Valley, Wash., 19-year-old.