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Washington Post: Report casts doubt on major TSA program designed to spot potential airline terrorists

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A new report casts strong doubt on the effectiveness of one of the government’s main tools for recognizing potential terrorists before they board airplanes: the Transportation Security Administration’s behavior-detection program.

Stephen M. Lord, a managing director with the Government Accountability Office, told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Thursday that there is no solid evidence that the TSA techniques are effective.

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