Dec 13 2010 Find the Terrorist, Not the Bomb BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

With all the fuss lately over TSA security screening techniques, it's interesting to learn how others do it. In Israel they've been fighting terrorism for years. And its approach to airport security is strikingly lucid. A senior Israeli officials sums it up:

'We operate on the principle that it's much more effective to detect the would-be terrorist than try to find his bomb...'

Sep 25 2008 Airport Check Point Closes Before Flight Leaves BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

A few of you might have read a letter printed earlier this week in the Springfield News-Leader. It was on the front page of the Voices section and bore the headline, “Flight intolerably bungled by TSA, airline, airport.”

 

It was a discouraging story told by airport customer Crystal Bell. She tells of her evening arrival at the airport only to find that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had closed the security check point — despite the fact that her flight had yet to leave.

 

Aug 04 2008 Laptop Seizure BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

Flying overseas soon? If so, you need to read a story in the Washington Post concerning laptop computers and other digital devices...

 

"Federal agents may take a traveler's laptop computer or other electronic device to an off-site location for an unspecified period of time without any suspicion of wrongdoing, as part of border search policies the Department of Homeland Security recently disclosed."

 

The story continues...