Counterterrorism Resources & The Toothpaste Police

More on ungoverned spaces toothpaste silliness: check out Barnett Rubin’s sense of frustrated irony.

Question: Do Taliban in Waziristan confiscate oversized toothpaste tubes from travelers crossing the Durand Line from parts west? 

One comment

  1. I felt a similar sense of amazement to Rubin’s when I managed to get all the way through Heathrow security and onto a flight to Istanbul without showing my passport once. I really wanted to end up sitting next to Bruce Schneier and have a good rant about it.

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