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Oct 27, 2010 9:53 am

Kowtowing to the Americans

Today's newspapers carry the story that Martin Broughton, chairman of British Airways, has lambasted" completely redundant" airport checks and called for the UK to stop"kowtowing" to U.S. demands for increased security.

You can read a thoughtful analysis here in an article by Alex Deane who explains exactly why"airport body scanners are an unacceptable intrusion." Alex Deane is a barrister, a former chief of staff to David Cameron, the British prime minister, and director of Big Brother Watch.

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