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    • Voice of Reason
    • 09.01.10 | 07:46 (IST)

    Israeli security agents are quite aware that even the most jewish of israelis can be duped into unintentionally carrying dangerous materials or even bombs. This article oversimplifies air security to the point that it is hard to believe that it is not intentionally fradulent. If Israeli security actually depended so simplistically on profiling as the article implies, El Al would have lost many planes over the decades. Of course, israeli security must use profiling, to not do so would be stupid, but it is equally stupid to imply that they do nothing else.

    from the article: In Israel, racial profiling doesn't warrant debate, or apologies
    First published 02:08 08.01.10 | Last updated 12:35 08.01.10
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