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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Africa / Middle East) Mar 28, 2010

TSA nominee urges greater adoption of Israeli model for airport security Airport security in the U.S. should move closer to the Israeli model, with its emphasis on behavioral detection to avert terrorism, Robert Harding said Tuesday during confirmation hearings for his nomination to head the TSA. Harding told the Senate Commerce Committee that TSA's 2,000 behavior detection officers need more training and "more engagement with passengers" in order to enhance the layered security approach favored by experts. Mar 24, 2010

U.K. eyes Ben Gurion airport as source of forged passports A British government report points to Ben Gurion International Airport as the likely spot where British passports were allegedly obtained for cloning by Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency. At least 12 fake U.K. passports were used in the recent assassination of a Palestinian official in Dubai, setting off an international investigation. Following the report from the U.K.'s Serious Organised Crime Agency, Foreign Secretary David Miliband expelled an Israeli diplomat and warned Britons traveling in Israel not to turn over...

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