Skip to comments.Obama administration says Emirates Airlines Dropped the Ball
Posted on 05/05/2010 4:08:49 AM PDT by mreerm
Senior administration officials say that Faisal Shahzad was put on the no fly list on Monday at 12:30 pm ET.
So how was he able to board the Emirates Airlines flight to Dubai?
It takes a few hours for the airlines system to catch up, a senior administration official tells ABC news.
Another senior administration official adds that Emirates refreshes their system to update with US intelligence information periodically but not frequently.
In any case, the first official says that airlines were within minutes of Shahzad being put on the no-fly list told to look at a web-board and manually check its passenger manifest against the news on the web board.
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doesn't this mean that the 0bama administration considers Emirates Airlines to be responsible for our safety...not US Government/workers?
what are those TSA people who stop you before you get to the x-ray machines doing when you hand them your boarding pass and ID...checking the quality of the paper?
if the TSA isn't working to keep you safe...if Emerites Airlines who is responsible for your safety, then what good is TSA?...what are they, under the 0bama administration, being paid for?
Hopefully Obama bowed to the east before he said that. Wouldn’t want to cause embarrassment to the King of Arabia.
Has this guy ever took the blame for any of his failings?
The truth is....the guy should have never gotten to Times Square....someone wasn't connecting the dots and we were again lucky.
Thanks for the link.
Emirates dropped a tennis ball - - it would not have had any lasting result.
Now, the Jupiter-sized economic ball that Obama has foisted over all our heads is going to fall with terrible results.
Sad thing is that the Democrats either do not understand that reality, or, worse, they don’t care.
Typical Obama. Blame someone else.
While its true that the system was in place (Bush’s fault) someone should have recognized the dire urgency of the situation and overridden the system and had people in the airports actively seeking him.
Napolitano should have been bounced after the underwear bombing attempt. It is ridiculous she is still in that position.
If the guy had a lick of sense, there’d be a big crater in Times Square and he’d be long gone...the admin sure had no chance of stopping him if he had an ounce of brains...
My gawd...When the top Home Lesbian Security chief doesn’t know what’s going on...Our Islamic president doesn’t know what’s going on...the mayor of NYC and the Muse media can’t figure out why anyone would want to bomb NYC.....except “white” people....This is a circus.
This has got to give confidence to those plotting attacks...
“This attack brought to you by the Obama Administration. Where the buck never stops!”
with Moogly and the “girls” it’s always someone elses fault, don’tch know
How long will scum Obama get away with saying its someone else’s fault? Its getting sooooo old!
Is this guy EVER going to be a leader and take some responsibility?
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