Narcotics in, money and arms out

Marissa Alvord

What are the greatest threats facing the Big Bend Sector at the US-Mexico border? IDGA’s @DefenseInsider recently spoke with Mr. John Smietana, Chief Patrol Agent, Big Bend Sector, US Border Patrol to find out how the US Border Patrol along the Southwest border is equipping itself with the strategies necessary to mitigate the threats of transnational criminal organizations (TCOs). Mr Smietana discusses the four major TCOs operating near the border and explains the implementation of the...
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