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TROOPS AREN’T THE ANSWER

As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a military solution to these challenges.

In July, it was reported that the Trump Administration was calling up over 2,000

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