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Terrorism / Air Travel #837140

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) The technological gaps in aviation security examined; details given about the specific holes in security, about what is being done to enhance security at airports & the importance of intelligence {as in foiling the British plane bomb plot}. [Former 9/11 commission chairman Thomas KEAN†- talks about efforts, priorities & money.] [Heritage Foundation James CARAFANO†- comments on watchlists.] [Former 9/11 commission member Tim ROEMER†- cites the failure to think outside the box.] [Transportation Security Administration director Edmund "Kip" HAWLEY†- talks about varying security.] The changes in intelligence operations since 9/11 & the criticism of national intelligence director John Negroponte, the lack of coherence of mission at the new Department of Homeland Security, the key areas for Congress to deal with & the politics of the administration's response discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Meserve, Jeanne

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