A recipe for disaster:
U.S Customs and Border Patrol's lax policies over the use of lethal force.
Inadequately trained agents sent to patrol rough desert terrain blanketed with fear and tension that's fueled by potential danger.
A border-hawk sheriff putting weapons in the hands of unpaid civilia ... More >>
So, according to Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, armed conflict between his deputies and members of the Mexican drug cartels are imminent, probably "in the next 30 to 60 days."Paul BabeuYet, on the heels of that prediction, here's a concurrent story in which Alan Bersin, the head of the fed ... More >>
Border Patrol Brian A. Terry died in a gunbattle with desert banditsU.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was in the desert canyons of southeastern Arizona on Tuesday hunting down bajadores, or bandits, who lurk in the shadows and prey on the illegal border-crossers.Terry, 40, was shot and kill ... More >>
So-called "Border Czar" Alan Bersin and other Homeland Security officials met with state Attorney General Terry Goddard today to discuss how to get different agencies working better together.
During the meeting, Bersin (pictured above) reportedly called Arizona, "the most lawless corridor on the S ... More >>