Skip to comments.Tighter security ordered for some U.S.-bound flights (while our borders are open)
Posted on 07/02/2014 3:06:44 PM PDT by Dallas59
(CNN) -- The Obama administration is stepping up security for some flights headed to the United States from Europe and the Middle East, reflecting heightened concern that terrorists are developing more sophisticated explosives designed to avoid airport screening.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement that he has directed the Transportation Security Administration to "implement enhanced security measures in the coming days" at selected overseas airports.
"We will work to ensure these necessary steps pose as few disruptions to travelers as possible," Johnson said in a statement. "We are sharing recent and relevant information with our foreign allies and are consulting the aviation industry."
Specific steps or airports were not disclosed. A homeland security official said that TSA would work with airlines and security agencies overseas and that the changes will primarily focus on airports in Europe and the Middle East.
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If foreigners want to sneak into the USA they will have to waltz across the border like everyone else.
Of course they will.
And TSA will continue to pull me out of line after my brown felt scapular shows up on the xray.
Never fails and I am not taking it off.
“Specific steps or airports were not disclosed. A homeland security official said that TSA would work with airlines and security agencies overseas and that the changes will primarily focus on airports in Europe and the Middle East.”
This is another amazing anti plain American Citizen bs by the Obama obozos.
Why don’t we have an official state department and HLS statement on which countries and airports could be targets?