U.S. taxpayers paying for Jordan’s border wall

While American politicians fight efforts to establish any border security between the U.S./Mexico, President Obama

has secretly sent a half billion dollars to the country of Jordan for them to build their own border wall.

Here’s more from Vice News:

The wall, which began as a $20 million project in 2008 to erect a set of surveillance towers along a 30-mile (50 km) stretch of the border with Syria, has since expanded into a program costing half a billion dollarsPhases 2 and 3, the building of a fully integrated and networked fence running along a 275-mile(442 km) stretch of Jordan’s borders with Syria and Iraq and costing some $300 million

It’s all paid for by the United States taxpayer. The JBSP is loosely part of a wall-building program to stop weapons of mass destruction sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, focused not just on Jordan but also on the borders of Turkey, Iraq, and Lebanon.

Read the whole article here

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