Border Security Scenario Analysis

December 20, 2018

Chinese nationals smuggled across border in ultralight aircraft

SITUATION Border Patrol agents tracked an ultralight aircraft suspected of carrying two Chinese nationals that made a cross-border incursion from Mexico and landed in the remote area in the United States. The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel arrested two Chinese and one Mexican man in California on Tuesday....

 

November 29, 2018

MS-13 gang member caught traveling with migrant caravan

SITUATION An active MS-13 gang member arrested by U.S. Border Patrol who revealed that he joined a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the border and illegally crossing into the United States. Jose Villalobos-Jobel, a 29-year-old, was detained on November 24 after being spotted standing on the US...

 

November 13, 2018

Eight killed in covert Israeli action in Gaza

SITUATION In the most recent clash between Israeli Military and the Palestinians, eight people were killed. This incident happened east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of Gaza Strip. Of those killed, 7 were Palestinians including a Hamas Militant commander called Nur Barakeh. The eighth person was an Israeli...

 

October 30, 2018

Gaza violence continues, 3 teenagers were planting bombs, says Israel

SITUATION According to several news reports, three teenagers were killed after the attack by the Israeli military on the Gaza border. The bodies of the three dead Palestinians were admitted to the Nasser hospital in the city of Khan-Yunis. Two of them are 13 years old, the third is 14,...

 

September 14, 2018

Swiss National charged with Terrorism, Arms smuggling trying to reach Idlib

SITUATION According to news report from Reuters Bulgarian authorities have arrested a heavily armed Swiss national on the border with Turkey, who allegedly wanted to cross into Syria, the State Prosecutor’s Office said.  The Swiss national, whose name has not been released, was arrested on Tuesday at the Kapitan Andreevo...