Foiled Parcel Plot World Scrambles to Tighten Air Cargo Security

As authorities around the world are reviewing ways to improve the security of air cargo, analysts are warning that a new system of rigorous checks could seriously hurt world trade. Meanwhile, German officials have admitted that they wouldn't have spotted the parcel bombs, even if they had checked them. 
A UPS cargo plane at Cologne Bonn airport.

A UPS cargo plane at Cologne Bonn airport.

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With reporting by Matthias Gebauer
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