My appearance on The Real News Network: “For years now, the Mexican-American border has been a place of experimentation, where United States military, security, and technology corporations have tested and refined many of their products in the effort to control immigration. In the past year, however, that market has opened up to foreign security companies, […]

My appearance on the great podcast Radio Dispatch: “Todd Miller joins us to discuss the Israeli border security company helping to up-armor the border between the US and Mexico, the US government has begun classifying virtually every element of Afghan reconstruction, and listener mail with Molly from the past.” http://www.theradiodispatch.com/show/radio-dispatch-todd-miller-on-private-companies-militarizing-usmexico-border/

I coauthored this piece with Gabriel Schivone. It was October 2012. Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies. In his PowerPoint presentation, a photo of the enclosure wall that isolates the Gaza Strip from Israel clicked onscreen. “We have learned lots from Gaza,” he […]

An excerpt from “Border Patrol Nation,” Chapter 7: “America’s Back Yard.” The first thing that I want to do when I arrive in Dajabón, one of the Dominican Republic’s border towns with Haiti, is find a good place to eat. After all, it is a five-hour bus ride from the capital of Santo Domingo, through […]

Here’s the description: “Todd Miller joins us to discuss how the US is militarizing the southern border of Mexico, Malala Yousafzai wins the #NobelPeacePrize for her struggle against the suppression of children, and all sorts of listener mail.” http://www.theradiodispatch.com/show/radio-dispatch-64/

When an exodus of Central American children occurred this summer, the U.S. media focused on the arrival of more than 60,000 children in Nogales, Arizona, and McAllen, Texas, where the Department of Homeland Security detained thousands of kids in warehouses and Air Force bases. Border hawks were quick to pontificate about the porosity of the […]

I loved the engaged, interested  interview style of Sonali Kolhatkar. The interview was done in late July, but KPFK aired it this week. It is in two parts. http://uprisingradio.org/home/2014/09/02/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-from-the-front-lines-of-homeland-security-part-1/ http://uprisingradio.org/home/2014/09/03/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-from-the-front-lines-of-homeland-security-part-2/

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