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Source: Joe Raedle / Staff

A Secret TSA Program Has Been Monitoring American Travelers Who Aren't On Any Watch Lists

By Mark LoProto

As they say, somebody is always watching. In this case, it’s the Transportation Security Administration. 

Since 2010, the TSA’s “Quiet Skies” program has monitored and mitigated threats “posted by unknown or partially-known terrorists.” Federal air marshals identify suspicious characters based on travel history and patterns and specifically pinpoint individuals who may be affiliated with someone on a watch list.