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U.S. Airports Should Use Racial And Religious Profiling

The BriefGet Up To Speed

On Christmas Day, 2009, twenty-three-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attempted to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 using explosives hidden in his underwear. A string of missed opportunities and errors by government security agencies culminated in what President Obama would declare a '€œsystemic failure.'€ Is scanning everyone with expensive, high-tech equipment the best use of limited resources? Or should we use the information that we have'€”the knowledge that, while not all Muslims are terrorists, most terrorists are Muslim.

For The Motion
Thursday, August 17, 2006
Michael Smerconish
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Kathleen Parker
Friday, September 28, 2001
Michael Kinsley
Against the Motion
Monday, November 1, 2010
Shankar Vedantam
Monday, January 11, 2010
Mehdi Hasan
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Marwa Awad
Friday, July 22, 2005
Bruce Schneier
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
Peter Siggins
Saturday, June 1, 2002
Samuel R. Gross and Debra Livingston
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Kim Zetter
Behavioral Profiling/SPOT
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Sharon Weinberger
Thursday, August 17, 2006
Eric Lipton
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Sally B. Donnelly
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Justin Florence and Robert Friedman
Scanners & Pat-downs
Intel-based Security
Muslim Passengers Removed from Flights
Saturday, January 3, 2009
Amy Gardner and Spencer S. Hsu
Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Bob Von Sternberg and Pamela Miller
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Paul Walsh and James W. Walsh
Miscellaneous Articles
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Thursday, December 31, 2009
David Harris
Saturday, August 1, 2009
American Civil Liberties Union and the Rights Working Group