"The General and the Ambassador" podcast series has published a two-part interview with former NORTHCOM Commander General Chuck Jacoby and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Wayne. Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Jacoby, and Ambassador Wayne discuss U.S.-Mexico security ties and the U.S.-Mexico border...
Tactically and operationally, small teams would improve the U.S. Border Patrol’s situational awareness along the border. Throughout the area of responsibility of any sector, and likewise station, in the U.S. Border Patrol, small teams would positively affect response rates and management as the primary method of personnel
Inside this issue:
The Productive Organization: Survival of the Fittest
Ted Thomas, Kevin Gentzler, and Billy Miller
Mission Command: Small Teams in the U.S. Border Patrol
Robert W. Edwards
A Solution to WMD Proliferation
Michael W. Parrott
A Nation Unprepared: Bioterrorism and Pandemic Response
John B. Foley
Missed Operational… Read More
Future Conflict, Open Borders, and the Need for Reform
by Robert P. Kozloski
As tensions rise in the global political environment and the use of military force remains a realistic possibility in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, national security policymakers, interagency practitioners, and American citizens must carefully… Read More
January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018, Demo Day February 2, 2018
The 12th Annual Border Security Expo will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, from January 31 thru February 1, 2018, with a demo day on February 2. The Border Security Expo… Read More
Recently, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a testimony on their assessment of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) border security efforts along the U.S. southwest border.
The GAO testimony details DHS’s efforts to implement collaborative mechanisms along the southwest border and the department’s efforts to assess its use… Read More
Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly testified to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the subject of border security and public safety. Kelly remarked on DHS’s border security mission and efforts.
In his testimony, Kelly called for greater interagency and international cooperation,… Read More
April 11, 2017 – April 12, 2017, Demo Day April 13, 2017
The 11th Annual Border Security Expo will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, from April 11-12, 2017, with a demo day on April 13. The Border Security Expo is the world’s… Read More
NORAD: A Model to Address Gaps in U.S.-Mexico Security Coordination
by Patti Bielling
Mexico’s dynamic evolution toward democracy remains a hidden success story to most people in the U.S. The Mexican government’s incremental legislative and election reforms from 1977 to today paved the way for the 2000 election… Read More
Earlier this week Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly spoke before the House Committee on Homeland Security. During the hearing, Kelly briefed those present on U.S. border security.
In his opening remarks, Kelly spoke of his service to the nation, as well as his experience working with… Read More