1.) Tunisia Border Barrier

  • 2019-02-01
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
The construction of an anti-terror barrier between Tunisia and Libya begin in earnest after the Obama administration launched a shortsighted campaign to topple Libyan Dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The resulting power vacuum sparked chaos and led to the rise of the Islamic State there.

After two large terror attacks shook the capital city of Tunis, the Tunisian government erected a concrete wall, observation towers, and an imposing trench along its 125-mile border with Libya.

With bipartisan support from Congress, the Department of Defense spent $20 million installing electronic surveillance to stem the flow of militants, drugs, firearms, and yes – illegal immigrants from Libya.

Beginning in the Obama administration, American advisers have provided Tunisia with heavy weapons, state of the art defense tech, and specialized counter-terrorism training.

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