Texas Reclaims Defensive Island From Cartels

Chris Beers
By Chris Beers
October 3, 2023NTD News Today

The Texas Department of Public Safety took control of a 170-acre island in the Rio Grande after decades of Mexican cartel control. The move was boosted by Texas’s Operation Lone Star, which is aimed at preventing criminal activity at the Texas-Mexico border. NTD spoke with Todd Bensman, Senior National Security Fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, for more on the recent win for Texas border security.

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