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New DHS Security Directive Leaves Airlines Holding The Bag

Law360, New York (June 29, 2017, 10:57 PM EDT) -- Airlines will bear the brunt of the responsibility to implement the U.S. government’s heightened passenger and aircraft screening procedures for all U.S.-bound flights, allowing the Trump administration to tighten border security while sidestepping potential conflicts with foreign governments over how to secure their airports.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled new enhanced security mandates Wednesday that DHS Secretary John F. Kelly said will “raise the global baseline of aviation security.” According to the agency, the directive is meant to address ongoing and emerging terrorist threats...
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