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Profiling suspect groups

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Submitted by Herchelle Young (United States), Jan 24, 2003 at 22:27

A man who works for a plane co. had just returned from Israel to Wichita and we asked him at a luncheon if many of the terrorists bombers were stopped before they could act. He said that about 10 or so were caught and 1 was successful.

So how would things be in Israel if they did not profile groups as suspects? 'Get real' is a slogan we hear often but doing it requires Israeli people to be ever watchful of their surroundings.

The nearest we come to this mind set is to not watch too much- after all who wants to get involved?
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