Colombia as Model: Texas Congressman Cuellar Urges Continued U.S. Subsidies for Mexico to Fight Drug War

February 6, 2013 in News

Jared Janes The Monitor February 6, 2013   U.S. aid allocated under the Merida Initiative will continue to be delivered to Mexico as the country transitions to a new presidential [...]

Borderland to Battlefield: Army “Drills” Prepare People for Complete Militarization of the Border

July 28, 2012 in News

Guillermo Jimenez Traces of Reality July 28, 2012   The United States Armed Forces have landed in Laredo, Texas.  Citizens of the border town are being treated to a very [...]

Political Puppets Play Security Theater, But Feds Set the Stage

July 28, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality July 28, 2012 Last week, Traces of Reality covered the domestric drone issue, with emphasis on the implications for the homebase in Laredo, Texas. News [...]

Shadowhawk Drones: More than meets the eye (in the sky)

July 21, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality July 21, 2012   On May 18, 2006, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a “Certificate of Authorization” permitting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles [...]