Todd Bensman is a 23-year veteran journalist and writer based in Texas who in September 2015 earned a master's degree in homeland security studies from the prestigious Naval Postgraduate School and its Center for Homeland Defense and Security in Monterey, California. His thesis, designated the "Outstanding Thesis Award" distinction, focused on the smuggling networks that move migrants from Islamic countries over U.S. land borders. He is a two-time National Press Club award winner for foreign reporting, including one for his reporting on Islamic immigration over American borders. He has worked in 25 countries. He has served as a reporter for the Dallas Morning News, CBS News and as an investigative reporter for Hearst Newspapers focused on Islamic extremism, border security and Mexico's drug war. Bensman received numerous other awards for his domestic stories, several of which led to public corruption investigations and convictions. Bensman also holds a master's degree from the University of Missouri, School of Journalism.

WRITTEN BY Todd Bensman
The Bush administration acted. Then everyone dropped the ball.
The truth no one speaks: America's leaders and media have ignored the story of the generation.
Britain is the only Western country that hasn't banned the stimulant. They should do so now, as sales likely fund al-Qaeda.
A clear tactic has emerged from both Ponzi schemes: Exploiting the tight bonds of trust within Jewish communities to get at their money.
A key government official tells PJM how gun smugglers are countering Obama's ATF push along the border.
The author catches up with three Iraqis who attempted to illegally enter the U.S.