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Appeared in: Volume 10, Number 2
Published on: October 27, 2014
South of the Border
The Courage Crisis

The children’s refugee “crisis” on the U.S.-Mexico border is but a symptom of the real crisis: denial and cowardice among U.S. politicians of both parties.

David J. Danelo is the director of field research at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. From June 2011 to July 2012, he served in the Obama Administration as Executive Director, Office of Policy and Planning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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