David Jackson reports:
President Obama said today he sympathizes with passenger complaints about aggressive body pat-downs at airports, but his counter-terrorism aides say they are necessary to guard against hidden explosives.
Balancing privacy and security is a “tough situation,” Obama told reporters at a news conference following the NATO summit in Lisbon, Portugal.
Obama cited the attempted airplane attack by the so-called underwear bomber last Christmas as justification for aggressive security measures.
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