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Northwest 253

What Israel Can Teach the World About Airport Security

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

In the wake of the thwarted terrorist attempt on Northwest Flight 253, it's time to revisit the Israeli model of airport security, as other countries ask what more can be done to prevent such near-catastrophes.

PETN, Detroit Explosive, Common And Easily Detectable

AP | PAMELA HESS and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The explosive device used by the would-be Detroit bomber contained a widely available – and easily detected – chemical ...

Handling of Flight 253 Passengers May Have Missed Security Protocols

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Negroni

The fact that a second passenger was detained on Northwest flight 253 has security experts questioning whether the handling of the passengers on the ground created an additional risk at the airport.