- Why have primary commercial airports placed so much attention on developing virtual shopping malls in their terminals, including a wide variety of retail establishments and food courts?
For this discussion question, conduct additional research and then present your views on the subject. Support your answer with relevant citations from juried literature.
- Do you believe the new AIT deployed to U.S. commercial service airports by the TSA over the next few years will adequately address the threats that continue to emerge in aviation security?
To advance the dialogue you heard in Activity 5.2, read the summary Aviation Security: (Links to an external site.) TSA is Increasing Procurement and Deployment of the Advanced Imaging Technology, but Challenges to this Effort and Other Areas of Aviation Security Remain concerning TSA’s efforts to strengthen screening procedures. Listen to this podcast (Links to an external site.) [transcript (Links to an external site.)] of an interview by GAO staff with Stephan Lord, Director of Homeland Security & Justice discussing TSA’s security efforts. Next, conduct some additional research to formulate your position on the discussion question. Write a response and support your position with relevant citations from juried literature.