The US president said today that while there is no "adequate wall and security", the Armed Forces will be in charge of monitoring the border with Mexico. AP / R. Franklin

Trump Hypes ‘Caravans’ of Asylum-Seekers as Pretext to Militarize US Border

With each non-enforcement of the Posse Comitatus restrictions separating police and military roles, the U.S. moves closer to acceptance of a de facto assumption of the domestic policing function by the military — also known as a police state.

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