Writings by Todd Bensman

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Secret U.S. Efforts in Latin America Keep Jihadis Out TownhallDecember 2, 2019
Hold Off: Designating Mexican Cartels as Terrorists Could Dilute War on Jihadists The Center for Immigration StudiesNovember 27, 2019
Mexico-based Jordanian Smuggler of Six Yemenis Sentenced in Texas The FederalistNovember 6, 2019
Ecuador a Linchpin in Fight against Terrorist Migration The FederalistOctober 21, 2019
The First Illegal U.S.-Border-Crossing Terrorist Is on Trial The FederalistOctober 14, 2019
Mexico Struggles with Influx of U.S.-Bound Eastern Hemisphere Migrants TownhallOctober 10, 2019
Appellate Court Throws Out Terrorist's Lenient Sentence TownhallOctober 2, 2019
DHS Must Investigate Somali Terrorist Who Crossed U.S. Southern Border The Center for Immigration StudiesOctober 1, 2019
U.S.-Mexico Busts of Bangladeshi Smugglers South of the Border The Center for Immigration StudiesSeptember 12, 2019
Ecuador: An Unlikely Battleground to Secure America's Southern Border The Center for Immigration StudiesSeptember 3, 2019
Where Is the Promised Investigation of Iran's Deadly Panama Bombing? TownhallSeptember 3, 2019
Smugglers of Mideast Migrants to US Busted in Brazil The Center for Immigration StudiesAugust 27, 2019
A Most-Wanted American Jihadist Is Caught in Mexico The Center for Immigration StudiesAugust 21, 2019
Sumaiya Ali May Become First Convicted Terrorist Released under First Step Act TownhallAugust 12, 2019
Getting Smuggled from Afghanistan to Texas Is Easier than You Think The Center for Immigration StudiesAugust 6, 2019
No, Anti-Terrorism Efforts Haven't Hampered Investigations Of White Supremacists The FederalistAugust 6, 2019
Major Smuggler of Immigrants from Mideast, Africa Arrested in Costa Rica The Center for Immigration StudiesJuly 31, 2019
Tough Post-9/11 Terrorism Sentencing Laws Under Assault TownhallJuly 9, 2019
Suspected ISIS Operatives Disguised as Migrants Caught in Nicaragua The Center for Immigration StudiesJune 26, 2019
Report: ISIS Planned to Enter US, Create Economic Chaos The Center for Immigration StudiesJune 19, 2019
How to Reduce the Threat of Released Jihadis The FederalistMay 30, 2019
Why Iran's Cash Crunch Isn't Disabling Hezbollah Yet The FederalistMay 24, 2019
Why the Case of Jordanian-Mexican Smuggler Who Transported Yemenis over the Texas Border Is Important The Center for Immigration StudiesMay 1, 2019
Extreme Vetting: Still a Dream The Center for Immigration StudiesApril 30, 2019
A Bizarre View of Justice for American ISIS Terrorist TownhallApril 22, 2019
Did the Maryland Terrorism Suspect Have Ongoing Ties with Jihadists in His Native Trinidad? Center for Immigration StudiesApril 11, 2019
All In The Family: ISIS Edition TownhallApril 4, 2019
ISIS Commander Arrested in Hungary Held Refugee Passport Enabling Unrestricted Air Travel PJ MediaMarch 25, 2019
Yemenis Smuggled over Texas Border Wearing Hard-Hats and Reflective Vests Center for Immigration StudiesMarch 6, 2019
What Became of the Obama-Era Program to Counter Terrorist Infiltration at the Southern Border? Center for Immigration StudiesFebruary 25, 2019
Against the Evidence, Media Keeps Insisting Terrorists Aren't Crossing the Southern Border The FederalistFebruary 6, 2019
Did Panama Ever Reopen Its Investigation Into the Flight 901 Bombing? The FederalistJanuary 23, 2019
What Happened to the Texan Who Became the Goebbels of ISIS? PJ MediaJanuary 21, 2019
Prayer Rugs at the Mexican Border: How Important? Center for Immigration StudiesJanuary 21, 2019
Every Last One: Another Prosecution of the Garland, Texas Terror Attack Starts Next Month PJ MediaJanuary 14, 2019
Congressional Committee Calls for Investigation of First Terror Attack by Border-Crossing Migrant Center for Immigration StudiesJanuary 14, 2019
Trump and the GOP Were Hardly the First to Worry About "Special Interest Alien" Smuggling to the Southwest Border Center for Immigration StudiesJanuary 9, 2019
House Homeland Security Committee Releases Special Report on Terrorist Border Infiltration Threat Center for Immigration StudiesJanuary 3, 2019
Central American Countries Are Helping Middle Easterners Illegally Enter the United States The FederalistJanuary 2, 2019
Time to Remember the Forgotten Jihadist Beheader in Oklahoma Now Cleared for Execution The FederalistDecember 31, 2018
Reflections on How Islamist Lawfare Has Succeeded PJ MediaDecember 21, 2018