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American’s Airports: The Threat from Within

Topics: Commercial Facilities & Mass Gatherings, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Terrorism, Transportation,

This report was prepared by the House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security (Part of the Committee on Homeland Security), The Transportation Safety Administration, and other aviation stakeholders. It looks specifically at threats that originate within airport staff and how to improve access controls and employee screening. It suggests increasing standardization, as security and even understanding of threats varies widely by airport.

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