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What Israeli Airport Security Can Teach the World

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.17.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

If more airport authorities were to adopt Ben Gurion's approach, surely it would be more difficult for those intending to do harm to succeed. There is a lot to be said for emphasizing eye contact, behavioral cues, and instinct when addressing the subject of airport security.

Andrea Stone

John Mica Attacks TSA 'Chat-Downs' As 'Idiotic' | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House committee that oversees the Transportation Security Administration blasted the agency's recent test of "chat-d...

Andrea Stone

Talk To Me: TSA Wants To Know Where You Have Been, Where You Are Going | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

BOSTON -- Katherine Dombrowski wasn't expecting a quiz as she waited in the TSA security line at Boston's Logan International Airport. But that's what...

Pro-Palestinian Air Protest Blocked In Israel

AP | JEREMY LAST | Posted 09.07.2011 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel — Aided by Facebook, Israel on Friday prevented scores of pro-Palestinian activists from boarding Tel Aviv-bound flights in Eur...

Israel Braces For Pro-Palestinian Activists' Arrival At Airport

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel dispatched a beefed-up security force to its main international airport Thursday and asked foreign airlines to prevent blackl...

My Flight out of Tel Aviv, With a $60 Fee for an Empty Suitcase

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Daoud Kuttab

I am returning to Tel Aviv in nine days, and already worried about having to go through the unreasonable Israeli security. But one thing is clear, I am not traveling from Tel Aviv again if I can help it.

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...

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.

Goldstone Report Is a Barrier to Peace

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

There are many things wrong with the Goldstone report, but most important, it has set back prospects of peace by making it far more difficult for Israel to withdraw from the West Bank.

Israeli Soldier Kidnapping Suspected, Central Israel On High Alert

Paul Korda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Korda

The huge security operation to search for this allegedly missing individual underscores Israel's fears about the welfare of its soldiers. The Jewish state has gone to great lengths to secure the release of its soldiers - or even their corpses

UN Human Rights Envoy Denied Entry To Israel

Jerusalem Post | HERB KEINON and JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Richard Falk, the UN Human Rights Council's special rapporteur on the situation of Palestinian human rights in the West Bank and Gaza, was denied entr...