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avaistheone1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-16-10 07:57 PM
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4. It sounds like your experience was an anomaly per this article
"First, it's fast there's almost no line. That's because they're not looking for liquids, they're not looking at your shoes. They're not looking for everything they look for in North America. They just look at you," said Sela. "Even today with the heightened security in North America, they will check your items to death. But they will never look at you, at how you behave. They will never look into your eyes ... and that's how you figure out the bad guys from the good guys."

That's the process six layers, four hard, two soft. The goal at Ben-Gurion is to move fliers from the parking lot to the airport lounge in a maximum of 25 minutes.


It appears that the Israeli system is based on astute observations, good listening skills and critical thinking on the part of their screeners. Seems we could do that here. Of the course the Terror Industrial Complex then can not spend hundreds of millions of dollars on useless equipment.
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  -The Israeli approach to airport security doesn't sound as bad as I thought. LLStarks  Nov-16-10 07:42 PM   #0 
  - I think it would be impossible to do in the US. I've  babylonsister   Nov-16-10 07:44 PM   #1 
  - It sounds like your experience was an anomaly per this article  avaistheone1   Nov-16-10 07:57 PM   #4 
  - They do a LOT of racial profiling. Would anyone in the US agree to that? No way, imho. nt  riderinthestorm   Nov-16-10 08:46 PM   #10 
  - "WHAP" (The sound of a nail being hit on the head)  A HERETIC I AM   Nov-16-10 08:46 PM   #11 
     - That's a cool image.  sally cat   Nov-16-10 09:37 PM   #12 
  - "I was no threat" And they found that out using their techniques. Their equivalent of TSA's STOP  sally cat   Nov-16-10 08:37 PM   #8 
     - Because muslims and others are used to having no rights in Israel  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:11 PM   #17 
        - The outrage over security theater makes me wonder if passengers would want to try the Israeli model.  sally cat   Nov-17-10 12:15 PM   #18 
        - White people would love that model. Others not so much.  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:18 PM   #21 
        - Muslims have rights in Israel.  proteus_lives   Nov-17-10 12:16 PM   #20 
           - Yes your precious Israel was criticised.  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:21 PM   #24 
              - Ask any Israeli Muslim if they would rather live in Israel...  proteus_lives   Nov-17-10 12:25 PM   #25 
                 - That's a rather silly request.  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:35 PM   #28 
                 - Interesting point.  sally cat   Nov-17-10 02:02 PM   #32 
  - They do racial and ethno-religious profiling  bluestateguy   Nov-16-10 07:45 PM   #2 
  - Mexico city has adopted most of this  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-16-10 07:48 PM   #3 
  - Interesting ideas.  BlueCheese   Nov-16-10 08:07 PM   #5 
  - do they screen the cargo under the plane? we can be felt up...  Gin   Nov-16-10 08:17 PM   #6 
     - They do  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-16-10 08:18 PM   #7 
  - One potential catch: would CAIR object to El Al advising the TSA?  sally cat   Nov-16-10 08:40 PM   #9 
  - But that's so low-tech. We have HIGH-TECH machines  somone   Nov-16-10 09:55 PM   #13 
  - Yet the Israelis don't do security theater. They're serious. And successful.  sally cat   Nov-17-10 11:10 AM   #14 
  - Does sound effective. It's also likely they "profile" and, non-Israelis have a different experience.  DirkGently   Nov-17-10 11:45 AM   #15 
  - "everyone is exceedingly polite"  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:16 PM   #19 
     - Not sure of the author's ethnicity. He / she did say the Russian Israelis were "surly."  DirkGently   Nov-17-10 12:20 PM   #22 
        - Should we have this method of Airport security imported from Israel?  MattBaggins   Nov-17-10 12:29 PM   #26 
           - Wow. Does seem a wee extreme, doesn't it?  DirkGently   Nov-17-10 12:53 PM   #30 
  - The security perimeter is not AT the airport  jberryhill   Nov-17-10 12:05 PM   #16 
  - I would less problem with the TSA if they adopted Israels model.  Xithras   Nov-17-10 12:21 PM   #23 
  - Well said. E.g., the "Underwear bomber." Next comes the eyeball bomber and the body cavity bomber.  DirkGently   Nov-17-10 01:26 PM   #31 
  - Check out this video featuring the former head of security for El Al...  Subdivisions   Nov-17-10 12:34 PM   #27 
  - K & R  rollin74   Nov-17-10 12:38 PM   #29 

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