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Post  fshnski on Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:06 am

Saudi Arabia, which gave us 15 of the 19 Sept. 11 hijackers, will soon get the coveted “trusted traveler” status from the Department of Homeland Security.

Saudi travelers who are cleared through the program could bypass normal customs lines after showing their passports and providing fingerprints.

Only a few other countries — Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands and South Korea — have been granted the same status, which is designed to ease entry into the United States for low-risk airline passengers.

The decision was made in January after a meeting in Washington between Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, but gained little attention, Fox News reported.

But the Investigative Project on Terrorism issued a report yesterday, noting that the Obama administration’s decision to upgrade Saudi Arabia’s status was a sharp change from 2010, when that country was among 14 whose travelers had to undergo extra screening.

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Re: Does this make sense?

Post  News Hawk on Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:45 pm

What could possibly go wrong?

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