Amitai Etzioni

Professor of International Relations, George Washington University

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Professor of Sociology at George Washington University and author of Security First: For a Muscular, Moral Foreign Policy

Amitai Etzioni on KCRW

New threats to air travel have produced new strategies and technologies against explosives in shoes and carry-on liquids--even in underwear.

Aviation Security: Must TSA Touch My Junk to Keep Me Safe?

New threats to air travel have produced new strategies and technologies against explosives in shoes and carry-on liquids--even in underwear.

from Which Way, L.A.?

New threats to air travel have produced new strategies and technologies against explosives in shoes and carry-on liquids--even in underwear.

Aviation Security: Must TSA Touch My Junk to Keep Me Safe?

New threats to air travel have produced new strategies and technologies against explosives in shoes and carry-on liquids--even in underwear.

from To the Point

Al Qaeda has evolved and adapted, and has committed more terrorist actions since September 11 than it did before. President Bush's "War on Terror" has not been successful.

Rethinking the 'War on Terror'

Al Qaeda has evolved and adapted, and has committed more terrorist actions since September 11 than it did before. President Bush's "War on Terror" has not been successful.

from To the Point

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