Dec 12, 2011

Border Security: Obama prepares to trim National Guard on U.S.-Mexico border blog: "President Barack Obama will reduce the 1,200 federally paid National Guard troops deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border amid questions about the cost and fading impact of a marquee operation to back the U.S. Border Patrol, the Houston Chronicle has learned.

The Obama administration will revamp the way it deploys military personnel along the boundary, shifting from “boots on the ground” to stop people from crossing illegally to a broader mission that relies on aerial detection and additional border intelligence analysis." read more

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