Report of the President's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism

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DIANE Publishing, 1993 - 188 pages

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This was a US Government Publication, anyone may freely copy for themselves. I know this because I was Counsel to the Presidential Commission that published this report and with the assistance of the Chairman had this publication scanned and posted on my own website for free public access. Anyone may freely download it and print it themselves. Simply go to
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Page 142 - Commission may, for the purpose of carrying out its functions, hold meetings at such times and places as the Commission may find advisable. Sec. 3. Administration, (a) To the extent permitted by law, the heads of executive departments, agencies, and independent instrumentalities shall provide the Commission, upon request, with such information as it may require for the purposes of carrying out its functions. (b) Upon request of the Chairperson of the Commission, the head of any Federal agency or...
Page 142 - App. 2), except that of reporting to the Congress, in accordance with the guidelines and procedures established by the Administrator of General Services.
Page 142 - Terrorism will review and evaluate policy options in connection with aviation security with particular reference to the destruction on December 21, 1988, of Pan American World Airways Flight 103.
Page 50 - ... or in the custody of any letter or mail carrier, before it has been delivered to the person to whom it was directed, with a design to obstruct the correspondence, or to pry into the business or secrets of another, or shall open, secrete, embezzle, or destroy the same, shall be fined not more than $2,000, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
Page 142 - States may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law for persons serving intermittently in the government service (5 USC 5701-5707).
Page 50 - No person may open, read, search, or divulge the contents of mail sealed against inspection.
Page i - the US civil aviation security system is seriously flawed and has failed to provide the proper level of protection for the public." The Commission found the FAA "to be a reactive agency - preoccupied with responses to events to the exclusion of adequate security planning in anticipation of future threats.
Page i - Summary •National will and the moral courage to exercise it are the ultimate means for defeating terrorism. The President's Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism recommends a more vigorous US policy that not only pursues and punishes terrorists but also makes state sponsors of terrorism pay a price for their actions.
Page i - Administration io_ be a reactive agency — preoccupied with responses to events to the exclusion of adequate contingency planning in anticipation of future threats. The Commission recommends actions designed to change this focus at ihe FAA.
Page 50 - (6) such other factors as the Commission may deem appropriate. "(d) the Postal Service shall maintain one or more classes of mail for the transmission of letters sealed against inspection. The rate for each such class shall be uniform throughout the United States, its territories, and possessions. One such class shall provide for the most expeditious handling and transportation afforded mail matter by the Postal Service. No letter of such a class of domestic origin shall be opened except...

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