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But…is it safe there?

Ask anyone who travels to foreign countries regularly and they’ve likely heard this question more times than they can count. Sometimes it’s asked by a close relative or friend, just as often by complete strangers. Other times it’s not stated, just implied with raised eyebrows. The less the person asking has traveled (or in my …

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The Actual Risk of Attack

Google the phrase “security theater” and you’ll see what most clear-headed people think of the hysteria hitting our airport security lines after the attempted attack a few weeks ago. For some of the blowhards on cable news channels wringing their hands about null, no amount of searches, x-rays, and profiling is too much if it’s …

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