U.S. Still Lacks Consolidated Terror Watch List

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 14, 2004

Federal Computer Week reports that the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center has yet to create a single, unified database comprising the dozen terror watch lists created by various government agencies, missing the December 1, 2003 deadline to complete the task.

  • See also Terror Watch List Buried in Bureaucratic Mess, which states that according to Rep. Jim Turner, a member of the Select Committee on Homeland Security, that “…without a comprehensive list of terror suspects, a whole raft of other anti-terror initiatives – - like the border screening program called U.S.-VISIT and the passenger threat rating system known as CAPPS II – would be greatly limited in their effectiveness.”
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