Behavior: To Seal a Border

AS Operation Intercept got under way, U.S. border guards and customs officers fanned out across the porous 2,500-mile Mexico border that large quantities of illegal drugs cross on their way to the U.S. Officers and trained hounds searched automobile glove compartments and trunks, children's dolls and hollow surfboards, northbound traffic was slowed for miles on Mexico's routes 2 and 15. Other agents were at the ready in Coast Guard ships, fast cars, helicopters and high-speed pursuit planes to cut off smugglers at any available pass. Eventually the U.S. hopes to encourage Mexican agents...

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