U.S. Border Security
A Reference HandbookBook - 2010
This text provides an integrated view of post-9/11 security concerns over the United States's shared border with Mexico and Canada in regards to terrorism, unauthorized migration, drug and arms smuggling, and other illegal trade.
* Presents a chronological overview of the major historical and contemporary events impacting the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders, as well as the development of trilateral and international security concerns
* Includes a bibliography providing academic sources and a chapter of books, peer-reviewed journals, and video/DVD resources
* Glossary contains terminology for border security, unauthorized immigration, terrorism, drug and arms smuggling, and cross-border trade studies
* A chapter of biographical profiles describe the key players in politics, homeland security agencies, and criminal organizations