But, but, but… Border fences are racist and don’t work!
epa05147097 Tunisian soldiers stand on a sandbank during a presentation of the anti-jihadi fence, near Ben Guerdane, eastern Tunisia, close to the border with Libya, 06 February 2016. Tunisian Defense Minister Farhat Horchani inspected the first completed part of the 196-kilometer ditch, which aims to render the entire border impassable by vehicles. EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA
** Democrats say border fences won’t work.
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Tunisia completed its 200 kilometer border fence and wall with Libya this month.
The wall will protect the country from ISIS fighters.
The AP reported:
Tunisia’s defense minister has visited an anti-jihadi fence that’s being built on the country’s border with Libya to stop Islamist militants from entering Tunisian territory.
Defense Minister Farhat Horchani inspected the first completed part of the 196-kilometer (122-mile) fence Saturday, which aims to counter the threat from jihadi militants and render the entire border impassable by vehicles. Horchani said the project came about with financial assistance from Germany and the U.S.
Military personnel and dozens of journalists were also given a tour of the defense structure, composed of sand alongside water-filled trenches and monitoring centers.
The fence initiative was announced last summer after two terrorist attacks in three months killed 59 foreign tourists and garnered world attention.
The US has an open border with Mexico. Trump says he will fix that.