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The National Guard at the Border

April 13, 2018

Episode Notes:

In recent weeks, President Trump has authorized the deployment of National Guard units to the U.S.-Mexico border to provide security, and the border governors expect to each deploy up to a few hundred troops. Jason talks with Lindsay Cohn, Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College. Lindsay is speaking in her capacity as an academic who studies these issues. Her opinions are her own and are not those of the Department of the Navy or any other part of the U.S. Government.