handing out visas to people on watch lists is a recipe for disaster. treating terrorists as common criminals undermines the efforts to fight them. these are murderous islamic terrorists, and they should only have common article 3, geneva, rights. they are unlawful enemy combatants. worrying about the freedom of speech and privacy of known and identified terror inciters and their cohorts is an insane policy. such policy is presntly practiced in the united kingdom. it is for this reason that abdulmutallab's name was not passed on by the uk to the americans. terrorists must be stopped before they ever get to airports. airport security can never be perfect.
from the article: Israeli firm blasted for letting would-be plane bomber slip through