Investigation Reveals Rampant Airport Security Failures

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The acting director of the Transportation Security Administration has been reassigned after airport screeners failed to detect 95 percent of explosives and weapons during an internal investigation. Banned items were successfully slipped through security in 67 out of 70 attempts. We discuss what the poor showing and leadership change means for TSA and for the safety of air travel.


Jeff Price, aviation security expert at Metropolitan State University in Denver, former top security official at Denver International Airport and author of "Practical Aviation Security: Predicting Future Threats"

Kate Hanni, founder and director emeritus of

Brian Michael Jenkins, director of the National Transportation Security Center with the Mineta Transportation Institute and senior adviser to the president of the RAND Corporation

John Pistole, president of Anderson University and former head of the TSA from 2010-2014