Are Terrorists Crossing the U.S.-Mexico Border?

(Christian Science Monitor) Warren Richey - These ten examples show that the idea of terrorists using the Mexico border to gain access to the U.S. is not merely hypothetical. In 2001, Mahmoud Kourani, a fighter and fundraiser for Hizbullah, was smuggled across the Mexican border and into the U.S. in the trunk of a car. In June 2008, Abdullahi Omar Fidse walked across the bridge from Mexico to Hidalgo, Texas, declared himself a refugee from Somalia and requested asylum. While being held in an immigration detention center, he told another Somali detainee that he supported Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda.

2017-01-17 00:00:00

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