Student detained over Arabic flashcards

By David Edwards
Monday, February 15, 2010 8:52 EDT
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A Pomona College student is suing after being detained for five hours by the TSA. Nicholas George, a student considering a career as a U.S. diplomat in the Middle East, was placed behind bars after Arabic flashcard were found by an airport screener.

KTLA has more details here.

This video is from KTLA, broadcast Feb. 12, 2010.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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