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  • [Chertoff:] High-tech border system needs work

    09/06/2007 10:26:18 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 35 replies · 566+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 6, 2007 | Nicole Gaouette
    Homeland Security chief says that the program is not fully functional, but that security has improved. WASHINGTON -- -- A much-touted, high-tech system being tested along the border with Mexico failed to meet expectations and is being reworked, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Wednesday. Still, he said, border security has improved dramatically. Chertoff said that SBInet, which integrates cameras, radar and unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor the border, did not satisfy his department during initial tests and that he has asked Boeing, the contractor, to make improvements. The remarks came during a wide-ranging and occasionally contentious hearing before the...
  • Internment: A Tool in the War on Terror?

    02/15/2005 2:27:48 PM PST · by forty_years · 3 replies · 869+ views ^ | February 15, 2005 | Michelle Malkin
    Michelle Malkin is a syndicated columnist and author of two books, of which her latest is In Defense of Internment (New York: Regnery Publishing, 2004). In it, she provides a defense of "threat profiling" already taken or contemplated since September 11. Ms. Malkin's earlier book was Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores (New York: Regnery Publishing, 2002). Her syndicated column appears in nearly 200 papers nationwide. Ms. Malkin addressed the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia, on December 2, 2004. Millions of American schoolchildren have been taught that there was no evidence...
  • Video Footage Yesterday of N. Koreans Escaping Over Barbed Wire Barefoot (Japanese TV)

    12/17/2004 12:17:24 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 56 replies · 2,417+ views
    NNN TV, Japan (Streaming Video) ^ | 17 December 2004 | AmericanInTokyo
    Footage of Japanese TV from Beijing showing 7 North Koreans escaping LAST NIGHT over tall BARBED WIRE FENCES (some barefoot on the wire and all apparantly without gloves) to get into neutral territory in Beijing, in a Japanese children's school, to safety and the West. Shades of the East Germans getting out of Berlin through the wire or over The Wall. Video Stream Link above and here (brief, in Japanese): Communists put up extra security afterward and are trying to prevent more escapes by North Koreans, currently underground in China, to Freedom.MUST SEE VIDEO.