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  1. A few of Chertoff's more intelligent thoughts but....
  2. BAA facing 20m terror alert bill
  3. Conversation with airport leo
  4. Conductor criticises air security
  5. Garrison Keillor on Security
  6. Vote for sane security
  7. Another 'gem' from the TSA?
  8. Indian airport security - a comparison
  9. WP: banned items fly past security
  10. International Trade is Less Secure Than You Think
  11. Quantas and Korean ban Dell/Apple laptops in cabin
  12. Off-Duty Police Officers Permitted to be Armed with Guns on Flights
  13. Flight Attendant on board with a bottle of water.
  14. TSA cheats to try and look more competent to undercover teams
  15. rethink airport security : israeli consultant
  16. DEN Security
  17. What if Richard Reid had succeeded? Would we not be taking our shoes off today?
  18. Registered Traveler Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)
  19. The Register: Guns N Rollers airport terror t-shirt alert
  20. Canadians boarding at DEN fingerprinted, searched at gate
  21. Yet another water bottle question
  22. Airbus Looks At "Hijack Proof" Airliner
  23. did anyone else get extra looks on 9/11
  24. We have passed 9/11 -- where are the people who told us the water ban would be lifted
  25. The ultimate form of protest
  26. What is the official "policy" on jacket, cloak, and Muslim robe removal at security?
  27. What have you done to tick off the TSA lately?
  28. What would you do different about travel security?
  29. With antics like this, no wonder the "sterile area" isn't sterile
  30. Are steel toe boots allowed?
  31. Canadian Reporter Repeatedly Breaches YUL Security
  32. El Reg: Al-Qaeda can use gel bras to smuggle explosives
  33. UAL Flight 351 (ATL-SFO) diverted to DFW
  34. Keeping sharp and pointy object- legally?
  35. End passenger screening?
  36. Flying Today, Fifth Anniversary of 9/11
  37. Fortune Magazine: Case Studies In Terror
  38. The Price of Security - Koppel on Discovery Channel
  39. Has anyone heard this about 9/11?
  40. Man arrested in airport knife scare
  41. NY Times Editorial Advocates Carry-On Ban
  42. Positive Experience in Ottawa
  43. EU to adopt 150ml max for liquids
  44. Security for military at airport
  45. New AP article on Yahoo to the sheeple: Be patient; technology's coming
  46. Bottle Caps gone or cashiers as cops
  47. What is the cost of those magnetic? anti-shoplifting devices?
  48. Teen arrested for asking the TSA whether he has a bomb
  49. latest rules for PEK flights to US. NW singled out
  50. US expands visitor fingerprinting to deter attacks
  51. Clorine Tablets for treating tap water?
  52. Airport employees to watch behavior
  53. Why would someone do this?
  54. The Truth About Flying without ID
  55. Author George R.R. Martin on Airport Security
  56. Security At Cdg
  57. Good Article in Salon
  58. Prisoners found hiding cell phones in body cavity
  59. Belgium holds 17 in terrorist plot
  60. USA Today-A Day in the Life of a Screener
  61. Istanbul Security Threat (or lack of it)-per Medical Oncology conference-I disagree!
  62. Whats up with TSA waittime website?
  63. Now For Some Truth About Aviation Security
  64. The 9/11 Attacks: A Comprehensive Five-Year Retrospective
  65. USA Today article, sounds like it was written by TSA
  66. Curious experience re: "prisoner" being transported without escort
  67. Reasons to ban water (not serious thread)
  68. ZRH security confiscates bottle tops
  69. DHS Calls for Liquid Explosive Detector by September
  70. A blog regarding airport security
  71. Received e-mail regarding Registered Traveler rollout
  72. Another absurd overreaction to water bottles by crew
  73. "It Goes Up To Eleven."
  74. August's Ban on liquids/gels etc is costing airlines plenty
  75. "Puffers" at SFO
  76. Travel advice.
  77. Highs and lows of handluggage checking
  78. Common sense / pleasant attitude
  79. Travel life insurance, international travel?
  80. Help with shoe removal for diabetic
  81. Former highway chief named transportation secretary
  82. Simple solution for water ban...
  83. Woolite individual packets?
  84. Weird incident at IST airport
  85. Ask Slashdot: are TSA searches random?
  86. Well-made *preprinted* "All shoes must come off" signs at LAX
  87. TSA and others who could help this guy stay calm?
  88. For your next shopping junket to Concord, New Hampshire...
  89. "Security Feints": sad article
  90. Problem with TSA this morning at FLL
  91. Passengers claim Bonnie Tyler was a threat to aviation security
  92. Buying liquids in Tokyo duty free
  93. If you have brought a beverage on board, please hand it to the FA
  94. Not a single bag check w/ my 2 fl oz contact solution in carry-on
  95. The new TSA training web site
  96. Airline Security Cartoons
  97. What kind of food allowed on domestic U.S.A. flights?
  98. Hip prostheses and TSA?
  99. Carrying medicines on board
  100. I got the 2nd screening.....
  101. Printer cartridges allowed?
  102. A work around to the liquid ban
  103. Brussels Carry-on Restrictions
  104. Bizarre Idea: Sending X-Ray Images To Remote Screeners
  105. TSA needs to ban more...
  106. NY Times: Screening Tools Slow to Arrive in U.S. Airports
  107. Alternatives to Liquid and Gel based products
  108. The notorious Al-gebra movement
  109. silly id question?
  110. A sure fire way to bring the security line to a crawl.
  111. Crew can bring drinks??
  112. What exactly can you have in your pants when you go through security?
  113. Pilot Locked out of Cockpit
  114. Hear this, airlines: AAA says 100,000 fewer traveling by air this Labor Day
  115. Empty water bottle to be filled on plane???
  116. What do you say to those who blindly accept new regulations?
  117. TSA Training Site
  118. Used ammo box?
  119. UK police arrest 14 terror suspects
  120. Have UK airport delays affected you?
  121. Seen at ISP: Pax being wanded in gate area
  122. One of the better quotes lately... (From WashPost)
  123. At least it wasn't a terminal dump
  124. Antiterroism expert sneaks bomb onboard - Manila to Davao city
  125. Looks like the Liquid Ban is here to stay
  126. National guard in terminals?
  127. Seat Cushion on the Plane: non-toxic poly-urethane gel
  128. 4oz contact lens solutuion confiscated in FRA
  129. when you get the note from TSA in your checked bag...
  130. Booze and beverages ALLOWED on flights ex AMS to USA
  131. What are the policies on transporting cigarettes?
  132. Is the FAA doing more to endanger flight safety than TSA is preventing it?
  133. I bought a car today...
  134. Dear Bart:..... TSA Suggestions: No Rants, Please. Just Positive Suggestions, Please
  135. US carrier flights outside US, subject to water rules?
  136. London Evening Standard speculates on UK loss of US VISA Waiver programme
  137. Sudan seizes laptops at airport
  138. 727 damaged by hail Aug 10-YYC
  139. Air Canada Jazz pilot locked out of cockpit; door removed at hinges
  140. MSNBC commentary: Flying is like going to prison
  141. Duty Free Liquor Allowed on board?
  142. Passenger and Baggage Security Measures - US to Europe routes
  143. Guatemalan nationals get IDs with fake documents
  144. Does the liquid ban(carry-on) apply to frozen soup packed in dry ice?
  145. Does US immigration keep track?
  146. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  147. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  148. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  149. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  150. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  151. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  152. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  153. Ads in Bins?!
  154. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  155. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  156. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  157. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  158. TSA stupidity in PHX
  159. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  160. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  161. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  162. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  163. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  164. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  165. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  166. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  167. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  168. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  169. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  170. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  171. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  172. Shoe inserts
  173. The Stupid Security Awards
  174. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  175. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  176. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  177. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  178. Non-prespription meds update
  179. Pre-flight check in times
  180. TSA checks in jetways
  181. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  182. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  183. How about liquids from other planes?
  184. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  185. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  186. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  187. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  188. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  189. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  190. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  191. Can I check in a car battery?
  192. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  193. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  194. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  195. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  196. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  197. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  198. What about cameras?
  199. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  200. Be careful what you say
  201. Change your gloves, please!
  202. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  203. Another case of comics
  204. Is the press tide turning?
  205. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  206. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  207. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  208. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  209. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  210. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  211. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  212. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  213. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  214. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  215. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  216. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  217. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  218. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  219. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  220. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  221. Picket The Airports!
  222. Can or no Can?
  223. Possible new security procedures...
  224. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  225. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  226. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  227. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  228. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  229. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  230. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  231. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  232. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  233. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  234. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  235. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  236. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  237. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  238. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  239. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  240. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  241. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  242. Tucson TSA
  243. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  244. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  245. Security when transiting through LHR?
  246. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  247. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  248. Something smells at MIA
  249. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  250. Another Rant About MIA Security