TITLE

Is the TSA Going Too Far With Airport Security?

AUTHOR(S)
McNeill, Jena Baker
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;12/17/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the full-body scan or aggressive pat-down as part of routine screening being implemented at airports by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). She argues that pat-downs make both travelers and TSA officers uncomfortable and send a message that everyone is a terrorist risk. She also stresses the importance of robust intelligence gathering and information sharing in the battle against terrorism.
ACCESSION #
59407407

 

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