Home featured Sylvia Longmire joins In Homeland Security as a Contributor

Sylvia Longmire joins In Homeland Security as a Contributor


By Glynn Cosker
Managing Editor, In Homeland Security

In Homeland Security is pleased to announce its latest contributor: Sylvia Longmire.

Sylvia is a nationally renowned author and an ASBPE award-winning contributing editor for Homeland Security Today magazine and Breitbart Texas. She is a former officer and Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and worked for four years as a Senior Intelligence Analyst for the California State Threat Assessment Center, specializing in southwest border violence and Mexico’s drug war.

Sylvia Longmire IHS
In Homeland Security’s newest contributor: Sylvia Longmire

Her first book, Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars, was published in September 2011 and was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her second book, Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren’t Making Us Safer, was published in April 2014.

Sylvia has been published in Small Wars Journal, Henley-Putnam University’s Journal of Strategic Security, the Journal of Energy Security, the American Bar Association’s National Security Report, Tuft University’s Fletcher Forum on World Affairs, Stanford University’s The Peregrine, and the US Army Counter Terrorism Center’s The Sentinel.

She has been interviewed extensively by various news outlets including Hannity, Fox & Friends, Lou Dobbs Tonight and Geraldo at Large on Fox News; John King USA and At This Hour on CNN; and Jose Díaz-Balart and The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC.

Sylvia has also appeared on CNN International, CNN México, AOL News and BBC Radio. Her work has been featured in The Miami Herald, the Houston Chronicle and the San Diego Union-Tribune, as well as Mexico’s Proceso, El Universal, El Diario, and Rio Doce.

Sylvia has also appeared as a guest expert on an episode of The History Channel’s Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and has regularly consulted with the producers of National Geographic Channel’s Border Wars and Drugs Inc. series. Sylvia also serves as an expert witness in U.S. immigration cases.




Online Degrees & Certificates In Cybersecurity

American Military University's online cybersecurity programs integrate multiple disciplines to ensure you gain the critical skills and management practices needed to effectively lead cybersecurity missions – from government or private industry. Learn from the leader. American Military University is part of American Public University System, which has been designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Request Information

Please complete this form and we’ll contact you with more information about AMU. All fields except phone are required.

Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Validation message here
Ready to apply? Start your application today.

We value your privacy.

By submitting this form, you agree to receive emails, texts, and phone calls and messages from American Public University System, Inc. which includes American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU), its affiliates, and representatives. I understand that this consent is not a condition of enrollment or purchase.

You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy, terms, or contact us for more details.