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TSA is an agency of the U.S Department of Homeland Security that is incharge of the security of every life traveling in the United States. 2The Aviation and Transportation Security Act contains the duties alotted to the TSA officers. The Act was passed in the 107th U.S Congress happened in November 19, 2001, signed by the Persident of U.S at that time, George W. Bush.
The agency was created to reduce the terrorist attacks in the US by safeguarding the lives of the U.S citizens who are travelling via airplanes, trains, buses, cars3 and other means of transport. Created to serve the lives of people in the U.S, nearly tens of thousands of people got themselves enrolled into this agency and swore to secure the lives of people travelling without violating their freedom of travelling.
Being a part of Aviation and Transportation Security Act, 4TSA was signed in the 107th Congress by the persident George W. Bush. In order tofully activate TSA it required the fulfilment of the completion of 30 mandates not after the end of 2002. And TSA did not fail in its efforts; it succeeded in meeting each and every requirement.
These requirements included: undertaking of reponsiblity of the U.S citizens by overseeing all the functions carried out by a civil aviation agency, the Federal Aviation Agency. This was quite necessary since the terrorist attack on World Trade Centre in New York was caused by a plane crashing into the tallest building of that time. Second requirement was to hire, train and install the agents of TSA for 400 commercial airports from Guamto Alaska in a period not more than 12 months.5 The third requirement was to give 100% screening of all checked baggages at the airport for any devices or ammunition which may be a threat to the people of United States. This reuirement had to be fulfilled by the end of 2002.
The agency is incharge of avoiding any danger
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Aviation security has been a primary concern for authorities and passengers since the terrorist attack on 9/11. The September attack raised serious questions on the viability of existing security check procedures and the outcome was the formation of TSA – a federal body responsible solely for securing airports and screening passengers for increased safety on board airlines.
The aim of this study is to provide a solution in identifying different security capabilities for security at airport that affect the citizens of this nation; besides just equipment. In order to provide other solutions, the paper states that the current strategies are not enough in making this country safe through airport security.
As a result of research it was suggested that the urgency, with which the department of homeland security was created after the September 11 attacks, raised the question whether America would successfully fight against the international terrorists, more specifically al-Qaeda and its Taliban allies who threatened the nation.
511). For many of us, with the help of information technology, the events were witnessed in real time. With initial bewilderment we witnessed the first commercial airplane crash into the first tower of the World Trade Center. When the second commercial airplane crashed into the second tower of the World Trade Center, bewilderment turned to fear.
Since then, many other national and international issues has risen which among to some people have overshadowed the post -9/11 era. This paper seeks to give an in-depth analysis of post -9/11. There are many revolutions evident in the entire living style of the United States of America.
About 375,000 people enter the U.S. illegally through gaps in the southern border each year (McNeill, 2009).
“On September 10, 2001, the United States was the most open country in the world”(Alden & Schwartz,2008).
For example, a labor dispute that occurred in 2002, between the representative body of dock workers, and port terminal operators at the port of West Coast led to the closure of the port for 10 days, leading to a