Obama to speak Tuesday on security reviews for tracking terrorists

Obama to speak Tuesday o

By JPOST.COM
February 8, 2010 12:26

US President Barack Obama will speak at the White House on Tuesday in fresh detail about the findings of the urgent, sprawling reviews he ordered of how the government screens airline passengers and how it works to detect and track possible terrorists. Obama's remarks, to come after his meeting with top security and intelligence officials, will outline steps designed to strengthen the watchlisting effort and to thwart future terrorists attacks, the White House said. The move comes after what officials call a botched effort by a Nigerian man to blow up an airliner over Detroit on Christmas, one that exposed cracks in the US security system, which is built upon the ability of agencies to share information and connect dots.


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