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  • Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is defending the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. Mattis spoke on … Click to Continue

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  • Mattis, Nielsen arrive at US-Mexico border to inspect troops

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are inspecting troops camped at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, even though the caravan of Central American migrants that prompted the deployment is headed to California.

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  • Border force officers intercept stolen French fishing boat carrying 17 migrants in English Channel

    It is thought the fishing boat was taken from the French port of Boulogne late last night. UK officials and a lifeboat stopped the vessel in rough seas off the coast of Dover early this morning.

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  • The ‘Troika of Tyranny’ Is a Mistake

    Elias Atienza Security, Americas Bolton's speech makes it clear that neoconservatives have learned nothing in the last twenty years. On Thursday the Trump administration announced emergency measures to prevent people who enter the country illegally from claiming asylum in the United States. The idea is to prevent people from circumventing immigration check-points only to surrender themselves to the authorities once on U.S. soil. These changes come on top of informal “go slow” policies at...

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  • WATCH: Border clashes in Gaza

    Thousands in Gaza demand revenge after the deadly Israeli raid.

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  • Here's How Trump Can Secure the Border (And What Happens If He Doesn't)

    Salvatore Babones Politics, Americas The European migrant crisis demonstrated that any crack in border controls quickly bursts into a flood of migrants desperate for a better life in a developed country. On Thursday the Trump administration announced emergency measures to prevent people who enter the country illegally from claiming asylum in the United States. The idea is to prevent people from circumventing immigration check-points only to surrender themselves to the authorities once on U.S....

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  • European Film Awards Nominations: ‘Cold War’, ‘Dogman’, ‘Border’ Lead – Full List

    Nominations are in for the 31st European Film Awards with previous winner Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War leading the pack. The romance drama won the Best Director prize in Cannes and Pawlikowski is up here for the same nod. Cold War, Poland’s Oscar hopeful this year, is also mentioned in the Best Film, Screenwriting, Actress and Actor categories. Joining Cold War in the main race are a series of Oscar entries for the Best Foreign Language Film statue. They include Sweden's…

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  • The Legacy of Jeff Sessions

    Hans A. von Spakovsky Politics, Americas Jeff Sessions corrected many wrongs in the department created under the Obama administration. Here’s a proposition it’s hard to argue against: Edwin Meese is the person best positioned to assess Jeff Sessions’ tenure as attorney general of the United States because he is one of the best lawyers to ever to serve in that office. And Meese gives Sessions two thumbs up, saying that he served “with distinction” and “restored integrity to the Justice...

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  • Dover coastguard assists UK Border Force with an 'incident' in the English Channel

    The Dover coastguard are assisting the UK Border Force with an 'incident' in the English Channel, it is understood. More to follow.

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  • The bizarre items smuggled into Australia revealed by Border Force

    Border Force officers have revealed its not always drugs posing a threat, with often far more 'weird and wonderful' items ringing alarm bells like hammers, knuckle dusters and 'Rambo-style' knives.

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  • Police and Border Force drug seizures `at lowest level in more than...

    The Home Office says the statistics `should not be taken as a measure of drug prevalence in England and Wales´.

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  • Border Force to investigate truck crash

    Immigration officials are investigating claims a trucking company is exploiting workers on student visas after one of its trucks was involved in a crash in...

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  • Venezuelan defense minister: Border ambush kills 3 soldiers

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan authorities say they're fortifying a remote stretch of border with Colombia after three soldiers were killed in an...

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  • Yahoo News Wages Language War: You're Not Allowed to Call it a Migrant Caravan

    The Left has a very strange relationship with language. On one hand, they can’t take words. Words hurt. Sticks and stones do much more than break bones. Words will melt their faces. At the same time, they manipulate language in order to accomplish their goals (here). Guns aren’t guns; they’re assault weapons. They’re semi-automatics. Terrorism is a workplace incident. Conservative proponents are right-wing extremists; | Read More

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  • U.S. Military Lays Barbed Wire in Preparation for the Migrant Caravan

    Tick tock. Good grief. As covered previously (here and here), a migrant missile is coming. It’s headed our way, Jack! A human torpedo’s been fired from South America, triggered no doubt by the last several years of lackadaisical border enforcement and the Left’s sanctuary city serenade. A particularly curious hit on the Democratic album Please Break the Law: Before Robert O’Rourke decided he | Read More

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  • It’s Not the Military’s Job to Oppose Trump

    James Joyner Security, Americas The views of Trump's top military leaders should be expressed in private. In public, they must show their support. President Donald Trump’s promise to send large numbers of troops to the southern border to stop the so-called migrant caravan making its way north through Mexico has been, to say the least, controversial. Many have called on Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to put his foot down on the matter. Some, notably Washington Post foreign affairs columnist...

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  • When laws are not enforced, anarchy follows

    What makes citizens obey the law is not always their sterling character. Instead, fear of punishment—the shame of arrest, fines, or imprisonment—more often makes us... Read More The post If We Don’t Enforce the Law, We Get Anarchy appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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  • Security experts question border mission for military

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more "lethal" — better at war and more prepared for … Click to Continue

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  • Border mission doesn't fit Mattis' focus on 'lethality'

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more "lethal" - better at war...

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  • Border mission doesn’t fit Mattis’ focus on ‘lethality’

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more "lethal" — better at war and more prepared for … Click to Continue

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  • As Midterms Loom, A Second (And More Violent) Caravan Heads This Way

    The tactics of this group are more violent than the first. The post As Midterms Loom, A Second (And More Violent) Caravan Heads This Way appeared first on RedState.

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  • Kansas National Guard to send troops to US-Mexico border

    The Kansas National Guard says it will be sending soldiers and airmen to the U.S.-Mexico border. The announcement Monday comes after the Defense Department said it was sending 5,200 active … Click to Continue

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  • 5,200 Troops Prepare for Border Deployment to Stop the Migrant Mob

    Get ready for more troops at the border. According to General Terrence O’Shaughnessy Monday, as the nearly-6,000-strong Central American migrant caravan heads for the U.S., up to 5,200 U.S. military personnel will ship off to the south. The deployment comes courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security and will include three engineering combat battalions: “We are…bringing three highly experienced and capable, combat engineering | Read More

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  • Pentagon deploys more than 5,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico border as President Trump stokes fear of migrant 'invasion'

    More than 5,200 U.S. troops will be deployed to the country’s southwest border by the end of this week, military officials announced Monday, as President Trump continued to monger fear about a caravan of Central American migrants. The massive deployment will add to the already 2,092 National Guard...

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