Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Israeli Airport Security

I'm sure you've read the countless previous articles extolling the virtues of the Israeli method of airport security (you know, find the bad guys, not the bad stuff). This well-written one from the Daily Mail is another of those articles, but it is updated with some new facts, introduces a funky new technology concept, and includes one startling tidbit which shocked me:
How many times in the history of aviation have the scanners and security procedures that currently cause such huge anger and inconvenience actually found explosives in baggage or on a passenger? ...

The answer, shockingly, is zero.


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