Re: Safer Baggage
The presence of more valuables in the baggage reduces the chance that your baggage will be targeted.
Nah, it just means there will be more people willing to work for a low wage - even Americans. After all, they can backfill their salary now, even if luggage is not VISIBLY inspected without your presence, it is still handled by someone between the plan and the conveyer belt.
A win for all unless the batteries catch fire and down the plane that is.
So you expect sales of Dell laptops to rise in those countries? :)