Thursday, August 10, 2006
Should we really have to reinvent our airport security procedures every time a plot gets uncovered? Or might it make more sense to think comprehensively about the vulnerabilities we face and adopt a comprehensive strategy that plugs as many gaps as possible.
Granted, there will always be new threats, and adjustments will occasionally need to be made. But the threat of liquid explosives was known and understood. If they're a serious danger today, where was the Transportation Security Administration yesterday?