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The Closing of the American Border

Last week a senior manager at work suggested that our book club read Edward Alden’s The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11. The manager had just finished reading it and thought it would be interesting and pertinent to us. I agree. It provided a very clear explanation of the responses […]


The Border

I met someone at work who is friends with David J. Danelo, the author of The Border: Exploring the U.S.-Mexican Divide. My new friend told me that Danelo recently traveled the entire US-Mexico border and had recorded his observations along the way. My friend, a counter-insurgency wonk, said that Danelo was interested in the similarities […]