Fourth Generation Warfare – Terror at the border: A new terrorist threat is closer than you think

Armed Forces JournalTerror at the border: A new terrorist threat is closer than you think

Col. Robert Killibrew writes that with American attention diverted to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economic crisis and a hard-fought national election, national security experts have largely overlooked the bitter countercartel war in Mexico. But that war, which is beginning to overlap the U.S. border, is only the forerunner of an even more serious threat. Sometime in the near future a lethal combination of transnational terrorism and criminal gangs is going to cross the U.S. border in force. According to some, it already has, and we haven’t even noticed.