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December 20, 2012 - In the News

The good, the bad, and the ugly of aviation security

Appeared in Foreign Policy, January 19, 2012

Foreign Policy blogger and CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart explains the good, the bad, and the ugly of aviation security. She notes that the increased use of bomb-sniffing dogs and LAX's ARMOR program, which uses an algorithm to conduct random times and locations for searches, are two examples of positive developments in the TSA's airline security measures. 

Topics: Terrorism and counterterrorism