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The Terrorist Screening Database and Preventing Terrorist Travel

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism,Transportation

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R44678.pdf

Describes how the federal government develops and uses the Terrorist Screening Database to identify known or suspected terrorists and prevent them from boarding planes which fly in or over U.S. airspace. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists