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New security at museums and monuments is bad for visitors and worse for the United States – The Washington Post

Tourists won’t be safer. They’ll just have to wait longer. Starting in November, Arlington National Cemetery will be phasing in “enhanced security measures,” including mandatory screening of everyone who walks into the facility. Cemetery officials announced the new security plan on Sept. 12, a day after the 15th anniversary of …

‘Never Again’: America’s Approach to Terrorism Is Not Effective – The Atlantic

Despite an administration change and major shifts in patterns of terrorism, the federal government is still taking a maximalist approach to homeland security. The turbulent months after the 9/11 attacks were notable for something that did not happen. Even though al-Qaeda had killed thousands of people and scored a direct …

How to Protect Your Passport While Traveling | U.S. News Travel

Pro tips for keeping essential travel documents safe in transit. You’ve packed the perfect carry-on. You’ve armed yourself with tech-savvy travel accessories, plenty of cash, an up-to-date passport and photocopies of crucial travel documents (your driver’s license and flight tickets). Yet, despite taking these precautions, you’re still vulnerable to pickpockets, …

Tips for staying safe while traveling overseas this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — This week’s terrorist attack at Istanbul’s main airport may make many travelers jittery as they prepare for an overseas summer getaway. And who can blame them, following attacks in Paris, at the Brussels airport and elsewhere around the world? Travel experts advise vacationers not to lose …