Sep 23, 2020
Flying Blind
Posted by Michael A. Smerconish

Radio talk show host Michael Smerconish asks the question In a post 9 11 world marked by constant threat of terrorism, why do the Department of Transportation and the Transportation Security Administration continue to jeopardize airline security by enforcing outdated screening regulations that cater to political correctness The policy in question disallowing airline secuRadio talk show host Michael Smerconish asks the question In a post 9 11 world marked by constant threat of terrorism, why do the Department of Transportation and the Transportation Security Administration continue to jeopardize airline security by enforcing outdated screening regulations that cater to political correctness The policy in question disallowing airline security screeners from using profiling to target young Arab males for secondary screening goes against the basic police investigative strategy of using pertinent information to pinpoint suspects and prevent further terrorist attacks The issue first came to light during the 9 11 Commission hearings, and Smerconish s investigation gets to the heart of it Drawing from U.S Government documents, testimony from the 9 11 hearings and the June 24, 2004 special Senate hearing, on the record conversations with major airline officials and government representatives from the TSA and the Pentagon, personal experience, and various news stories and first person accounts, Smerconish weaves together a stunning portrait of our flawed and failing airline security structure, and offers a strong solution.Includes audio CD with testimony from the 9 11 Commission hearings, testimony from a special U.S Senate hearing about airline security, and excerpts from Smerconish s radio program including conversations with 9 11 Commissioner John Lehman, U.S Senators Arlen Specter and John McCain, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Southwest Airlines CEO Herb Kelleher, and .

  • Title: Flying Blind
  • Author: Michael A. Smerconish
  • ISBN: 9780762423767
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Hardcover
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    Flying Blind Radio talk show host Michael Smerconish asks the question In a post world marked by constant threat of terrorism why do the Department of Transportation and the Transportation Security Administr

    Chris Edwards

    Didn t even really start reading it before I noticed I don t want to His thesis seems to be that airports aren t secure because they randomly choose passengers for extra screening, and don t just screen anyone who looks different ie muslims Not only is this a fairly offensive idea, and totally goes against all the freedoms I thought the US stood for, it s actually counter productive, because it becomes easy for anyone else to get past security So I guess I wasted my money on it.



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