Border Security

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 06:44
El gobierno de Estados Unidos invertirá 771 millones de dólares en la modernización de las garitas de San Ysidro y Otay, con el objetivo de agilizar el cruce fronterizo e impulsar la economía de la región.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 20:00
The number of people who have died crossing the US-Mexico border has hit a 15-year low.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 06:18
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is seeking 20 to 23 foot river boats as well as in-country training for Niger and Chad as part of a sponsored effort to improve border patrol capabilities.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:12
The corrupting power of Mexican drug traffickers is finding its way into the police forces of the southern United States.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08
Predictions about what the Taliban or ISIL will do are difficult to make, but many analysts support measures to improve border security.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:24

During a state visit to Nigeria in early September, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Linda Thomas-Greenfield anounced that the United States was preparing to launch a major border security program to help Nigeria and its neighbors combat the growing Boko Haram threat. This blog seeks to identify what this border control program will look like as well as address any potential challenges to the program's success.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 08:04
Two Central Asian countries are taking an extreme step to strengthen security along their borders, but the move is more likely to add to tensions already present along their ill-defined common frontiers, particularly in the Ferghana Valley.
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 07:32
Tajikistan has already received aid from Belarus and Armenia to bolster the border with Afghanistan. The statement was made by Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon at the session of the CIS Heads of State Council in Minsk on 10 October, BelTA has learned.
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 07:46
Uzbekistan’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the regulation on the units to assist the border troops of the country’s National Security Service.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 07:22
Islamic State extremists have discussed infiltrating the United States through its border with Mexico, a U.S. official said Wednesday.