‘America’s Covert Border War’ – Biden’s Dangerous Immigration Policies Highlight Critical New Book

The threat of terrorist infiltration at the border is real and author Todd Bensman explains it – and how the U.S. government has been secretly combatting it- in riveting detail in his new book – America’s Covert Border War. As I have written several times, President Joe Biden’s self-created border crisis has exploded and continues to grow daily as he rapidly reverses former President Trump’s successful policies.

Over 100,000 illegal migrants were detained on the U.S.-Mexico border in February alone, the highest number in 15 years. And a small, but record number of Iranian nationals and other “special interest aliens” (SIAs), have been among those caught in recent months.

Yet, Biden refuses to call it a crisis or even visit the border.

Meanwhile, as I reported yesterday, the Mexican government claims that Biden’s immigration and border policies are creating big opportunities for organized crime and the drug cartels. Long ignored, or worse yet – denied – among all this is the very real threat of terrorist infiltration coming from South of the Border.

One person who hasn’t ignored this danger is investigative reporter, counterterrorism expert and author, Todd Bensman. His new book: America’s Covert Border War details the untold story of the secret American counterterrorism project built after 9/11 focused on countering terrorist infiltration of the United States. “Its surprising ongoing purpose: to prevent terrorist infiltration over the US southwest border.”

Bensman notes that “professional homeland security leadership under both Democrats and Republicans, with access to intelligence reporting most Americans don’t have, regarded the threat of terrorist infiltration as quite real.”

And Bensman should know. For nine years, through August 2018, Bensman led counterterrorism intelligence for the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division in its multi-agency fusion center. Before that, Bensman was a journalist for twenty-three years, covering national security after 9/11 as a staff writer for major newspapers and reporting in twenty-five countries.

His book is a treasure trove of intelligence, insights, and facts grounded in his homeland security experience and investigative reporter role. This is why it has been incredibly well received by numerous experts in the field of Jihadist terrorism:

“Bensman draws on his many years studying the U.S.-Mexican border to establish the presence of a major, but secret, national counterterrorism project; then to show the serious neglect that hobbles it; and finally, to recommend solutions. He needs urgently to be heeded, lest disaster come via the Rio Grande.” – Daniel Pipes, founder of The Middle East Forum, and author of sixteen books on Islam and the Middle East

“Drawing upon his unique experiences, both as a counterterrorism professional within the Texas Department of Public Safety, as well as his many years as an investigative journalist, Bensman utilizes a vast range of primary sources to provide an unmatched, richly detailed account of the vulnerabilities to terrorist infiltration that exist at the United States’ southern border, writes Sam Mullins, author of “Jihadist Infiltration of Migrant Flows to Europe: Perpetrators, Modus Operandi and Policy Implications”

“Todd Bensman provides a deeply disturbing national security perspective to failed immigration controls from Panama through Mexico to the southern borders of Mexico to which we were blind. Bensman now examines the threat of lone jihadists and organized groups moving through those countries to the United States.” – Dr. Michael Lauderdale, University of Texas at Austin, Clara Pope Willoughby Centennial Professor.

I hope to write more about this topic, and Bensman’s book in coming weeks, but America’s Covert Border War is a MUST read for all national security experts, counterterrorism analysts, doubting politicians, and concerned Americans.


Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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7 months ago

This is an extremely dangerous game the new administration is playing. Terrorists were already caught at the border, but many more will get in and remain. This has also restarted what President Trump worked so hard to end- child and adult trafficking, drug trafficking, MS-13 gangs coming in, finishing the wall, fixing immigration policy, ending catch and release, and more. The cabal has other ideas for America and themselves, which is destruction of our society, norms, religious beliefs, freedom…all antithetical to America and to our very existence under the Constitution. Something has to be done and soon or else we won’t have our country any longer.

7 months ago

Thank God someone is paying attention and writing in depth about the looming dangers at our borders. Now how do we get real information past fake news and liberal news outlets. Guest spots on cable news. OANN , Newsmax investigative reports; and even FOX. We desperately need information we can trust.

Roseann Car[emter
7 months ago

Hope to read this book, thank you for keeping the news coming

7 months ago


WE THE PEOPLE (aka SILENT MAJORITY) had countless opportunities to have stopped this nightmare, but we chose to give the DEMOCRATS what they expected of us, to REMAIN SILENT! Thus, making us equally complicit in the fraud perpetrated against United States Americans!

Isn’t it time you actually did something, took action? How much more damage needs to be done?


BIDEN is completely UNFIT FOR OFFICE! Can you continue to tolerate gasoline prices, product prices all going up, the WH being run by Harris, Pelosi and Schumer? Literally destroying our country, allowing thousand upon thousands of illegals into our country bringing in God knows what diseases?

Then copy and paste this information into an E-Mail and send to friends and family asking them to make the calls, then forward on to their friends asking them to make the calls and forward on! WE NEED TO MAKE THIS GO VIRAL!

Members of the House

Members of the Senate



russell Remmert
russell Remmert
7 months ago

we need to remove biden, harris, nancy, chuckie and charge with treason

6 months ago

Hidenbiden needs to be removed now, he isn’t fit to lead anything, he’s been a trainwreck,the first two months. He has created the biggest humanitarian crisis in years, endangered all Americans,and our national security, and all the migrants he invited to come.He needs to fix this disaster that he has created,not Trump,u created this and many other problems, every knows your not smart enough to fix it.Your a pathetic,laughing stock of the world by allies ansd adversaries, they see what a weak,frail,senile,fool, u are,hiding out of sight of the public, not answering any questions, because they know u will stick your foot in your mouth like usual.Hide in your basement where your safe, what a cartoon.lol

6 months ago

Stop the Stupid Biden Harris Irresponsible Game of Getting the Entry of Terroris through the Mexican Border, there must Be 50 Miles CLear Non Habitats Strip to Avoid Any Tunnel Underground


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