Posts Tagged 'soft target'

TSA Coming To A Mall Near You? – WTF

ABC Australia reported –

A year ago the administration was contending with a failed attempt to blow up a plane over Detroit by a man allegedly trying to ignite explosives sewn into his underwear. US authorities responded by installing new screening machines and initiating draconian body searches at airports. Homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano says other measures were also taken, citing increased security of “soft targets” like hotels and shopping centres. She says authorities are continually trying to stay one step ahead as terrorist organisations become more creative in their tactics. “The overall message is everything is objectively better than it was a year ago,” she said. “One of the things we look at is what other avenues might they select as a target. “We look at so-called soft targets – hotels, shopping malls, for example – all of which we have reached out to in the past year and done a fair amount of training for their own employees.”

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