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US Passports Production Outsourced Overseas: Security Risks

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posted on Mar, 27 2008 @ 04:25 PM
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US Passports Production Outsourced Overseas: Security Risks


www.washingtontimes.com

The United States has outsourced the manufacturing of its electronic passports to overseas companies; including one in Thailand that was victimized by Chinese espionage.

Lawmakers said they were alarmed by The Times' findings and plan to investigate why U.S. companies weren't used to produce the state-of-the-art passports, one of the crown jewels of American border security.

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posted on Mar, 27 2008 @ 04:25 PM
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I cant believe we are doing this. In my opinion this is one of the last things which should be outsourced overseas. Are we not capable as a country to produce our own passports? This is just pathetic!

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