Lessons from Flight 253

The recent attempted attack on Flight 253 gave me a feeling of déjà vu [Jan. 11]. The information about the suspect was available; U.S. agencies didn't coordinate. Wasn't the Department of Homeland Security created precisely to prevent such situations?

Adam Brostow, EMMAUS, PA.

The best thing we can do is increase security and intelligence--but in a way that makes sense. Having to sit for part of a flight will simply mean an adjustment in plans for a terrorist. And if we focus too much on Afghanistan, where our intelligence agencies say there are only 100...

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