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Title U.S. southern border security : analysis, recommendations, and collaborative mechanisms / Jennifer R. Snider, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Publishers, [2014]
©2015

Series Defense, security and strategies
Defense, security and strategy series.
Subject Border security -- Mexican-American Border Region.
National security -- United States.
Alt Name Snider, Jennifer R.,
Description 1 online resource.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 29, 2014).
Includes index.
Contents U.S. SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY: ANALYSIS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS; U.S. SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY: ANALYSIS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: BLUEPRINT FOR SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY; INTRODUCTION; VISION FOR BORDER SECURITY; CONCLUSION; SECTOR LEVEL OVERVIEW; Chapter 2: BORDER SECURITY: OPPORTUNITIES EXIST TO STRENGTHEN COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS ALONG THE SOUTHWEST BORDER; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO RECOMMENDS; WHAT GAO FOUND; ABBREVIATIONS; BACKGROUND.
DHS USES COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS TO SHAREINFORMATION, TARGET RESOURCES, AND LEVERAGE ASSETSDHSHAS ESTABLISHED PERFORMANCE MEASURESAND REPORTING PROCESSES FOR THE JFC, ACTT, AND STC, BUT COULD STRENGTHENTHESE COLLABORATIVE MECHANISMS; CONCLUSION; RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXECUTIVE ACTION; AGENCY COMMENTS AND OUR EVALUATION; APPENDIX I: OBJECTIVES, SCOPE, AND METHODOLOGY; APPENDIX II: LIST OF PARTNERS IN THE ALLIANCE TOCOMBAT TRANSNATIONAL THREATS AND SOUTH TEXASCAMPAIGN UNIFIED COMMAND; Chapter 3: SOUTHWEST BORDER TASKFORCE REPORT: THIRD SET OF RECOMMENDATIONS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.
CORRIDOR SECURITY APPROACHALLIANCE TO COMBAT TRANSNATIONAL THREATS; STREAMLINE BORDER INSPECTIONS AT PORTS OF ENTRY; RAIL SECURITY; U.S. EXECUTIVE STEERING COMMITTEE; PRE-INSPECTION PROGRAMS; APPENDIX A. SOUTHWEST BORDER TASK FORCEMEMBERSHIP LIST; APPENDIX B. SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS; Blank Page; INDEX.
Summary Border insecurity is not a new phenomenon. For more than 25 years, Congress has increased border security resources in response to this challenge only to see illegal crossings and criminal enterprises continue to operate by shifting to other, less secure, areas of the border. Since 9/11, billions of dollars have been spent on border security personnel, infrastructure and technology. The United States Border Patrol has more agents in the field today than at any time in history. There are also more miles of fencing and a wider array of technological solutions to help detect illicit crossings and.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781634635677 (electronic bk.)
1634635671 (electronic bk.)
9781634635424
1634635426
OCLC # 898475429
Additional Format Print version: Snider, Jennifer R. U.S. Southern Border Security : Analysis, Recommendations, and Collaborative Mechanisms. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2014 9781634635424


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