Ongoing efforts by the US and Mexico to ensure greater border security have focused on curbing the operations of transnational criminal organisations. However, so far the criminal groups appear to have adapted to the new security environment, with activities continuing largely unimpeded. With elections approaching in both Mexico and the US in 2012, achievements in the field of border security will come under increasing scrutiny.
|Journal||Jane's Intelligence Review|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2013|