A “failure of imagination” at Homeland Security

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"A “failure of imagination” at Homeland Security"

and “a nearly obsessive focus on the previous attacks may have prevented the federal government from combating new threats effectively,” terrorism experts say. “While the department has hardened cockpit doors and set up screening for guns and knives, it has done far too little to protect against plastic and liquid explosives, bombs in air cargo and shoulder-fired missiles.”

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