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Latest bomb plot raises more security issues

This article goes into some depth on a topic that's been looked at repeatedly over the last several years: Do the airport security measures TSA uses in a widespread, public way really work to make flying safer? The most recent stories (yes they're old news -- they were first published and broadcast all of a week ago!) indicate that it was largely old-fashioned spy work that did the most to thwart another plot. Read the NY Times story on the topic here ....

Latest bomb plot raises more security issues

This article goes into some depth on a topic that's been looked at repeatedly over the last several years: Do the airport security measures TSA uses in a widespread, public way really work to make flying safer? The most recent stories (yes they're old news -- they were first published and broadcast all of a week ago!) indicate that it was largely old-fashioned spy work that did the most to thwart another plot. Read the NY Times story on the topic here .... 

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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