A Retreat on Carry-On Liquids

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Author(s) The New York Times editorial board
Source The New York Times
Date September 10, 2006
URL http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/10/opinion/10sun1.html
Quotes-start.png "The ban on liquids surely makes sense given the lack of a reliable, efficient way to detect liquid explosives on the passenger screening line. But the other fine distinctions in this directive make us think the best approach would be a ban on virtually all carry-on items, or at least a limit of one small personal bag per passenger to tote travel documents, keys, vital medications, reading materials and any other minimal items that are allowed." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should ban carry-on liquids on the topic 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot.