Homeland Security Eyes Transgendered – Doreen Brandt,
365Gay.com Newscenter, Washington Bureau
Washington, D.C. – New security precautions at the nation’s airports and border crossings will make it more difficult for the transgendered to enter the US.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning on the weekend that terrorists may disguise themselves in women’s clothing to avoid scrutiny.
The warning cites intelligence collected globally by the Department leading the agency to believe that soft targets, and more clever approaches including use of disguise are considered the next trend in terrorism.
“Previous attacks underscore Al-Qaeda’s ability to employ suicide bombers – a tactic which can be used against soft targets and VIP’s.