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  1. The U.S. border increasingly militarized from 1978-1992, under 3 different U.S. presidential administrations representing both “major” political parties. This militirization took place in the context of U.S. “low-intensity conflict” policies. It developed in relation to the anti-drug wars and an anti-terrorism discourse that related to U.S. intervention in Central America. Although Dunn concentrates his book on documenting the techniques and policies of this increased militarization, he is motiv

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