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Air Marshals Monitor Behavior for Threats

When someone at an airport is sweating, is it because he’s running late or trying to hide something? Could hand signals between people in a terminal be part of an inside joke or a terror plot? A pilot program using “behavior pattern recognition” is under way at Boston’s Logan International Airport, where two of the planes used by the Sept. 11 hijackers took off. Air marshals, passenger screeners and state police stationed there have undergone special training in things to look for that could indicate a terrorist plot. Israeli officials have employed a version of the technique for years to protect air travelers against terrorists. Full Story

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