... checks are what helped Israel severely curtail 24/7 airline terror plots against it by her numerous enemies over the last few decades. 9-11 would not have been possible with just one of the above checks in place on US planes and at their airports. Racial profiling is an unfortunate compromise but in Israel's case, a necessary one, as most of such bombers have been brainwashed by militant Islam. The West is slowly warming up to this after they too suffered from militants who continue to abuse the friendship and freedom afforded to them here and then gloat over their ability to strike with impunity. Unfortunately, innocent Muslims also suffer the inconvenience but their relative silence in publicly confronting the militants and their beliefs is also quite telling.
Syria foreign minister in Tehran for talks with Iran, Russia (Reuters)
from the article: In Israel, racial profiling doesn't warrant debate, or apologies