There are more US troops separating the Koreas than along the US-Mexico border

Ethel C. Fenig
Sheriff Paul Babeu, sheriff of Arizona's border Pinal County, wants to know why the US deploys 28,500 US troops along South Korea's border with North Korea but only 1200 US National Guardsmen along the state's border with Mexico until the end of September. "What are we doing?" Babeu told CNSNews.com by telephone. "We need 6,000 armed soldiers on our border to protect America. Homeland Security starts at home." He was talking about the National Guard. Babeu said that only 520 guardsmen are deployed in Arizona, a state with a 276-mile border with Mexico and the state that has, according to the Department of Homeland Security, the greatest influx of illegal aliens. In 2010, approximately 212,000 illegal aliens were seized in the Tucson sector of Arizona - or 47 percent of all illegal aliens taken into custody. "The gravest national security risk that we face is right here with the unsecure border with Mexico," Babeu said. "Right from the beginning, these 1,200 [National Guard] soldiers...(Read Full Post)

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