Homeland Security Today – news and analysis – Battling Illegal Drugs, Swine Flu on the Southern Border

Homeland security officials have been grappling with serious issues south of the border. Mexico’s drug wars have frightened off tourists and prompted visits from the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the President himself. Now, word of a deadly flu virus has federal officials working on preventive measures. In his weekly interview with Federal News Radio, Homeland Security Today editor David Silverberg explores the possibility of a connection between the drug wars and the virus.