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US Admits its Borders are not 'Dirty Bomb' Proof
Published in: Agence France Presse
October 15, 2004

The US government has admitted its network of border radiation detectors designed to prevent the smuggling of a "dirty bomb" could be fooled, in a conclusion that lends credence to charges voiced by Democrat John Kerry during the presidential campaign.

The Department of Homeland Security said, in a report by its inspector general, that the performance of its detection equipment installed at ports and border crossings "is reduced by certain factors."

Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/111846/1/.html


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