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Peter Van Buren | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Robert MacLean is a former air marshal fired for an act of whistleblowing. His is an all-too-twenty-first-century story that shows us how deep the Washington rabbit hole really goes.

WATCH: ABC News Investigates Air Marshals

Posted 02.08.2012 | Travel

An ABC News report that aired on Tuesday night investigates the apparently crazy world of air marshals. According to the report, there is a "strik...

Andrea Stone

'Security Theater': 8 Ways Washington Spends Money Without Making You Safer | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The good news first. Government homeland security agencies are moving toward a more rational, risk-based system of protection. Now th...

Mohammed Al-Madadi Returning To Qatar: Diplomat Will Leave U.S. After Airline Cigarette Bomb Scare

AP | MATTHEW LEE and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — The U.S. plans to close the book on the bomb scare aboard a Denver-bound airliner after receiving assurances from Qatar that the di...

Qatari Diplomat Who Sparked Airplane Bomb Scare Likely Sent Home

AP | MATTHEW LEE and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — A Qatari diplomat was on his way to an official visit with an imprisoned al-Qaida sleeper agent when he touched off a bomb scare by...

Mohammaed al Modadi Detained: Qatar Diplomat Sparks Bomb Scare After Smoking On United Airlines Flight To Denver

AP | IVAN MORENO and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Qatari diplomat trying to sneak a smoke in an airplane bathroom sparked a bomb scare Wednesday night on a flight from Washington to D...

Kim Kardashian Outs Air Marshal On Twitter During Flight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian found out she was seated next to an air marshal on a flight back to LA from NYC Tuesday night. Naturally she tweeted about it to her 3 ...

DHS Asked to Investigate Air Marshal Discrimination Allegations

ProPublica | Posted 02.03.2010 | Politics

By Michael Grabell, ProPublica The chairman of the House oversight committee has asked the Department of Homeland Security for an independent investi...

Thinking Outside the Box on Airport Security

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

There is a hue and cry across the land for tighter security at airports following the thwarted Christmas day terror attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmutalla...

Border Security Found Out About Abdulmutallab, Accused Bomber, During Flight 253

LA Times | Sebastian Rotella | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. border security officials learned of intelligence about the alleged extremist links of the suspect in the Christmas Day airline bombing attempt a...