Friday, December 31, 2010

Big Sis Develops an Interest in Border Security

The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11
It isn't what you were hoping for. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is interested in border security in Afghanistan.

(The Hill) — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano touched down in Afghanistan on Friday morning and planned to spend New Year’s Eve visiting troops.

Six Department of Homeland Security (DHS) customs and border security officials will accompany Napolitano on the weeklong trip, which will include stops in Qatar, Israel and Belgium.

Napolitano spent Friday morning touring Afghanistan’s Torkham Border Crossing with Pakistan and meeting with Afghan an U.S. border security and customs officials to find new ways to establish a border-security and customs system to counter terrorism while allowing legitimate travel and trade.

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