Yemeni terrorists are reportedly stepping up their plans to thwart TSA screening efforts by surgically implanting bombs in people taking international airline flights which are designed to explode strategically in mid-air.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the new threat is masterminded by the Yemeni faction of al Qaeda which has been at the forefront of anti-US terrorism activity since Osama bin Ladin was killed in a raid on his Afghanistan hideout.
In the ongoing escalation between attackers and defenders the next logical conclusion is to make bombs more difficult to detect and implanting them inside a suicide bomber is a very real threat.
Accordingly the White House has advised airline security personnel in the US and overseas to be more vigilant in screening efforts over the next few days.
But how? There is currently no machine that can detect a bomb inside the human body. Only machines that can scan a person for bombs hidden under clothing or able to "sniff" explosive residue left on the skin.
If the public has been outraged over the intrusive nature of the current screening process, which is not even available at all airports in and out of the US, just wait until this level of screening hits the terminals.
What do you think? Is there an effective way to fight this evil new menace?
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