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US agents are on their way to London for the Olympics, reportedly to boost security at major airports. The news emerged just days after a private security firm contracted by the British government - said it couldn't provide the staff needed. It'll now be up to police and the army to make up the shortfall - a solution that's left UK authorities red-faced. RT's Laura Smith, with more from London.
Phil Rees, security expert and author says the Olympic games are becoming not a celebration of sporting achievement - but of the international security industry.