RealNews

US terror patrols wield guns and golf bags

The high alert declared in the US last month after intelligence surfaced of an impending terrorist attack has had a global impact as its consequences have rippled around the world. The 15 flight cancellations, strict security measures at airports and on flights in and out of the US have led to approval, frustration, incredulity and in one case retaliation. In Australia, the country’s transport minister, John Anderson, reacted with disbelief to reports that airlines flying into the US, including Qantas, had to ban inflight toilet queues. He said the rule would “be a bit hard to handle”. Warren Bennett, executive director of an Australian airline industry group, dismissed the proposals as “silly” and a potential blood clot risk. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.