Essays and Op Eds by Category

Airline Travel

January 2013 • Reason
Unsafe Security: A Sociologist Aptly Analyzes our Failures in Top-Down Protection

May 25, 2012 • Sam Harris's Blog
To Profile or Not to Profile?

May 9, 2012 • Forbes
The Trouble with Airport Profiling

March 20, 2012 • The Economist
Economist Debates: Airport Security

December 2, 2010 • The Atlantic
Why the TSA Can't Back Down

November 23, 2010 • New York Times Room for Debate Blog
A Waste of Money and Time

January 7, 2010 • CNN
Stop the Panic on Air Security

January 7, 2010 • AOL News
Our Reaction Is the Real Security Failure

January 5, 2010 • Threatpost
Fixing a Security Problem Isn't Always the Right Answer

January 4, 2010 • New York Times Room for Debate Blog
Profiling Makes Us Less Safe

December 29, 2009 • CNN
Is Aviation Security Mostly for Show?

July 15, 2009 • Wired News
Protect Your Laptop Data From Everyone, Even Yourself

June 24, 2009 • New York Daily News
Clear Common Sense for Takeoff: How the TSA Can Make Airport Security Work for Passengers Again

October 23, 2008 • The Guardian
Time to Show Bottle and Tackle the Real Issues

September 18, 2008 • Wired News
Airport Pasta-Sauce Interdiction Considered Harmful

September 4, 2008 • The Guardian
A Fetishistic Approach to Security Is a Perverse Way to Keep Us Safe

August 28, 2008 • Los Angeles Times
The TSA's Useless Photo ID Rules

August 3, 2007
Interview with Kip Hawley

January 21, 2007 • The New York Times and The Mercury News
Life in the Fast Lane

November 2, 2006 • Wired News
The Boarding Pass Brouhaha

October 5, 2006 • Wired News
Why Everyone Must Be Screened

March 23, 2006 • Wired News
Let Computers Screen Air Baggage

December 1, 2005 • Wired News
Airline Security a Waste of Cash

November 30, 2004 • The Sydney Morning Herald
Airport Security and Metal Knives

August 25, 2004 • Newsday
U.S. "No-Fly" List Curtails Liberties

August 24, 2004 • Boston Globe
An Easy Path for Terrorists

August 2, 2004 • The Sydney Morning Herald
BOB on Board

May 4, 2004 • CNET News.com
We Are All Security Customers

March 2004 • Wired Magazine
America's Flimsy Fortress

January 19, 2004 • Salon.com
Homeland Insecurity

Nov/Dec 2003 • IEEE Security and Privacy
Airplane Hackers

October 21, 2003 • Newsday
Terror Profiles by Computers Are Ineffective

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