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US to step up security at hotels and malls

Posted By admin On December 27, 2010 @ 3:01 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

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Monday, December 27, 2010

The United States is stepping up security at “soft targets” like hotels and shopping malls, as well as trains and ports, as it counters the evolving Al-Qaeda threat, a top official said Sunday.

A year after a foiled plot to bomb a US-bound passenger plane, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told CNN’s “State of the Union” program that other places and modes of transportation must now be scrutinized.


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“We look at so-called soft targets — the hotels, shopping malls, for example — all of which we have reached out to in the past year and have done a fair amount of training for their own employees,” Napolitano said.

Since an attempted bombing on a packed Saturday night in Times Square in May, New York, for example, has installed hundreds of security cameras as part of a plan to triple the number of cameras to 3,000.

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[1] AFP: http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.cdc63f449543115516a6ee1f2c569704.4f1&show_article=1

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[4] Napolitano Announces Expansion of Gestapo Zones from Airports to Malls and Hotels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/napolitano-announces-expansion-of-gestapo-zones-from-airports-to-malls-and-hotels.html

[5] Big Sis Launches DHS Takeover Of Hotels, Malls & Sports Stadiums: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-sis-launches-dhs-takeover-of-hotels-malls-sports-stadiums.html

[6] Bin Laden kill conveniently paves way for security checkpoints everywhere — shopping malls, sports stadiums, grocery stores, churches: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bin-laden-kill-conveniently-paves-way-for-security-checkpoints-everywhere-shopping-malls-sports-stadiums-grocery-stores-churches.html

[7] During DNC, local hotels will have a ‘lawful’ presence: http://www.prisonplanet.com/during-dnc-local-hotels-will-have-a-lawful-presence.html

[8] Youth Security Brigade Patrols Malls: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nazi-youth-brigade-in-effect-in-america.html

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