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Border Patrol agent stands by stolen truck outside Laredo Texas

Bad Radio Coverage, Inadequate Training Hinder Border Patrol Operations and Agents’ Safety

A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicates spotty radio coverage and inadequate training are challenging the agency’s ability to secure the southwest border and negatively affect agent safety. Aside from a firearm, a handheld radio is a Border Patrol agent’s best friend. Often finding themselves in remote areas of the border with untold armed drug and human smugglers nearby, agents need to be able to communicate with each other quickly and clearly.

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Sony Hack Reveals Hidden Silver Lining for Office Culture

The Sony Pictures hack, which the U.S. State Department believes originated from North Korea, caused both a personal crisis for its employees and a potential national security crisis for the United States. One effect of the hack on interpersonal communications within Sony represents a regression