Sour Grapes Post Election 2012

Monday, December 28, 2009

My new word for the day....“Reasonable suspicion requires ‘articulable’ facts which, taken together with rational inferences, reasonably warrant a determination that an individual is known or suspected to be or has been engaged in conduct constituting, in preparation for, in aid of or related to terrorism and terrorist activities, and is based on the totality of the circumstances. Mere guesses or inarticulate "hunches" are not enough to constitute reasonable suspicion.”

In the case of Umar Abdulmutallab, national security officials said, the information from the Embassy about his father’s concerns, while considered important enough to enter in TIDE, the raw intelligence database maintained by NCTC, was regarded as insufficient to cause the Terrorist Screening Center to enter Abdulmutallab in its master data base, known as the "Consolidated Terrorist Watch List, a national security official said.

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