Border and Port Security


Our Common Cause and Shared Responsibility

Speaker: Lawrence Cannon
Presider: G. Richard Thoman

Lawrence Cannon, Canadian minister of foreign affairs, examines how the new economic goals set forth by President Obama can be realized in Canada and how both countries continue to work together in addressing issues abroad and trans-nationally.

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Congressional Research Service: Changes in Airport Passenger Screening Technologies and Procedures

In the autumn of 2010, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began deploying new technologies and procedures for screening passengers at airport checkpoints. Reports of negative public reaction to some of these changes have prompted intense congressional interest in TSA passenger screening. This report addresses some of these concerns.

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200 Years of U.S.-Mexico Relations: The Future of Bilateral Security Cooperation

Speakers: Jorge Chabat, Alfredo Corchado, and Frances Fragos Townsend
Presider: Garrick Utley

In this transcript of the second session of the symposium on U.S.-Mexico relations, experts discuss the difficulty of "chasing ghosts" perpetrating the drug-related violence in Mexico, the spillover into border regions of the United States and governmental initiatives to address the conflict.

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