The Cipher Brief is focusing this week on the real national security situation that is building along the southern border. The President recently signed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to address the humanitarian crisis there, but Congressman Will Hurd, Republican from Texas, says it isn’t enough.
The Cipher Brief talked with the Congressman, who is also a former CIA Officer, about the underlying issues feeding the crisis, and a national intelligence opportunity that he says could start turning the issue around in a matter of weeks. The interview has been lightly edited for clarity.
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