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Reader Mail : What’s The Deal With The Red Striped Planes In Vegas?

Today’s reader mail is one I received a while back … and as I glanced out the window upon landing at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) yesterday, looking at the answer to the question, I figured this was the ideal time to answer this reader mail. This week’s reader mail comes from Peter E.…

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Was The Yemen Air Cargo Bomb Plot Intended To Fail? Possibly Yes

This past Friday, the 29th of October 2010, as details of a foiled plot to ship bombs via commercial cargo carriers I wrote about “Air Cargo Security Scares From Yemen, Shows Of Political Force & Real Potential Scenarios.”   As events have continued to unfold I have continued to receive some interesting commentary from people with…

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Air Cargo Security Scares From Yemen, Shows Of Political Force & Real Potential Scenarios

As news unfolded earlier today that multiple packages with explosives made their way from Yemen to Dubai International Airport, in the UAE, and East Midland Airport, in the UK, air cargo security is once again moving to the forefront of the news. I won’t rehash the basics of this developing news story, what I will…

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Is There A New TSA Boss On The Horizon?

Since the start of President Barrack Obama’s term in office I have been writing about the need for the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) need for a Permanent Administrator. Earlier this week President Obama nominated retired U.S. Army Major General Robert Harding the permanent position of TSA Administrator.   At first glance General Harding is an idea…

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