“In terms of airport security, the Europeans are 40 years behind Israel…Someone who focuses on taking a water bottle away from some old lady will never find explosives”

YNET
Airport security in spotlight after Brussels attacks
by Danny Sadeh, Reuters
March 23, 2016

Several European countries and the US have tightened or reviewed airport security following the twin explosions at Brussels Airport in an attack claimed by ISIS. However, this terror attack didn’t exactly surprise Israeli security experts. “In terms of airport security, the Europeans are 40 years behind Israel,” said former head of security for the Israel Airports Authority, Pini Shif. Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel incorporates several layers of security, even before arriving at the departures hall itself. Security personnel have access to passenger lists, and are able to crosscheck those lists with lists of people under surveillance in order to know immediately who has to go through a stricter security check. READ MORE

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