National Security Threats at Our Southwest Border

From Mexican drug cartels to Iran"s growing connections to Latin America, the United States faces unprecedented threats to our national security along our Southwest border. At this event, Congressman Michael T. McCaul, R-Texas, will discuss the current and potential security risks along the U.S.-Mexico border. McCaul, serving in his eighth year on the House Committee on Homeland Security, is currently chairman of the Oversight, Investigations and Management Subcommittee, which has oversight of all Department of Homeland Security operations. He has chaired numerous hearings on the operational presence of Mexican drug cartels in the United States and the threat they pose to civilians and law enforcement. Other hearings have focused on terrorist safe havens and the threat of Iranian terror operations inside the United States.

Group(s): Drug Policy
Speaker Joan Schaan

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Tue, Feb. 21, 2012
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago