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Product of a White House effort "to compile a picture of the latest cocaine trafficking trends based on the data we have available." Some useful graphics.

Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
The White House
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on: 
Fri, 01/20/2012

State and DOD's ability to assess IMET's effectiveness is limited by several weaknesses in program monitoring and evaluation

Program: 
International Military Education and Training
Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Thu, 10/27/2011

The cost of an increased DOD role to help achieve operational control over the southwest land border is determined largely by the legal status and mission of military personnel being used, specifically whether military personnel are responding under Title 32 or Title 10 of the United States Code.

Country: 
Mexico
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Mon, 09/12/2011

This report addresses those Mexico-specific elements of the Merida Initiative that are designed to combat drug trafficking and associated violence, human trafficking, and arms smuggling directly.

Country: 
Mexico
Categories: 

A general update on US-Mexico relations containing descriptions of existing initiatives and pressing concerns.

Country: 
Mexico
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 06/09/2011

This report provides an overview of the drug flows in the Americas and U.S. antidrug assistance programs in the region. It also raises some policy issues for Congress to consider as it exercises oversight of U.S. antidrug programs and policies in the Western Hemisphere.

Categories: 
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 05/12/2011

Reviews U.S. role in counternarcotics operations; support to promote Panama's economic, political, and social development; and a proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA)

Country: 
Panama
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Wed, 05/11/2011

To stem the flow of illegal traffic from Mexico into the United States over the last 5 years along the U.S. southwestern border, the Border Patrol has nearly doubled the number of agents on patrol, constructed hundreds of miles of border fences, and insta

Country: 
Mexico
Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Fri, 04/15/2011

This human rights education pdf highlights reporting procedures, international law, and a brief history of human rights in US foreign policy. Scenarios and questions are presented to encourage soldiers to think about what methods would be most beneficial when responding to human rights violations.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Wed, 04/06/2011

This testimony addresses DHS (1) capabilities to enforce security at or near the border, (2) interagency coordination and oversight of information sharing and enforcement efforts, and (3) management of technology programs.

Country: 
Mexico
Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Wed, 03/30/2011

This pdf outlines a brief history of USSOUTHCOM and its regional linkages, security concerns and key initiatives. Specific focus areas include illicit trafficking, military training, peacekeeping operations and humanitarian assistance.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Fri, 03/18/2011

This report expresses U.S. concerns about human rights, Venezuela's military arms purchases, its relations with Cuba and Iran, and its efforts to export its brand of populism to other Latin American countries.

Country: 
Venezuela
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Fri, 03/11/2011
Now expired, Section 1207 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2006 (P.L. 109-163) provided authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to transfer to the State Department up to $100 million per fiscal year in defense articles, services, training or other support for reconstruction, stabilization, and security activities in foreign countries. From FY2006 through FY2010, Section 1207 funded $445.2 million in projects in 23 countries on a bilateral basis and in five countries on a multilateral basis (including one also funded bilaterally).
Country: 
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Colombia
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Ecuador
Guatemala
Georgia
Haiti
Kenya
Yemen
Southeast Asia Regional
Uganda
Timor-Leste
Tajikistan
Somalia
Sri Lanka
Philippines
Paraguay
Panama
Nepal
Liberia
Lebanon
Kyrgyzstan
Morocco
Program: 
Section 1207 Security and Stabilization Assistance
Report For: 
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 03/03/2011

The Secretary of State must provide the factual basis of the President's yearly decisions to certify whether significant drug source and transit countries are cooperating with U.S. anti-drug efforts. The report must also offer a detailed description of these efforts in each country, the country's own efforts, a status report on drug production or transportation in each country, and other aspects of each country's anti-drug policies.

Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Categories: 
Report For: 
2011
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Due Date: 
Tue, 03/01/2011
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Tue, 03/01/2011
Report For: 
2010
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Due Date: 
Mon, 03/01/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Mon, 03/01/2010
Report For: 
2009
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Due Date: 
Sun, 03/01/2009
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Sun, 03/01/2009
Report For: 
2008
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Due Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2008
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Sat, 03/01/2008
Report For: 
2007
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Due Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2007
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Thu, 03/01/2007
Report For: 
2006
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Due Date: 
Wed, 03/01/2006
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Wed, 03/01/2006
Report For: 
2005
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Due Date: 
Tue, 03/01/2005
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Tue, 03/01/2005
Report For: 
2003
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Due Date: 
Mon, 03/01/2004
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Mon, 03/01/2004
Report For: 
2002
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Due Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2003
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Sat, 03/01/2003
Report For: 
2001
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Due Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2002
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Fri, 03/01/2002
Report For: 
2012
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Due Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2012
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Wed, 03/07/2012
Report For: 
2013
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Due Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Tue, 03/05/2013
Report For: 
2000
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Due Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2001
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Thu, 03/01/2001
Report For: 
1999
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Due Date: 
Wed, 03/01/2000
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Wed, 03/01/2000
Report For: 
2014
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Due Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
Report For: 
2015
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Due Date: 
Sun, 03/01/2015
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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Not yet submitted

An update on NAFTA and other trade agreements related to the U.S. and Mexico as well as their affects on immigration and other issues.

Country: 
Mexico
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 02/24/2011

A PowerPoint presentation about U.S. Southern Command's drug interdiction efforts, including maps of suspect trafficking, presented by Michael Droz, the command's deputy director of operations (J3).

Categories: 
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Wed, 02/23/2011

This testimony provides preliminary observations on (1) the extent to which DHS reported progress in achieving operational control–Border Patrol was able to detect, respond, and interdict crossborder illegal activity–of the southwest border; (2) the e

Country: 
Mexico
Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Tue, 02/15/2011

Reflections on U.S.-Latin American relations and engagement from the 2006-2009 commander of U.S. Southern Command.

Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
National Defense University
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on: 
Fri, 02/04/2011

A report on the operations of regional centers for security studies, such as the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies located at Fort McNair in Washington, DC. This reporting requirement was eliminated by Section 1061 of Public Law 112-81.

Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Due Date: 
Tue, 02/01/2011
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of Defense
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on: 
Tue, 02/01/2011
Report For: 
2009
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Due Date: 
Mon, 02/01/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of Defense
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on: 
Mon, 02/01/2010
Report For: 
2008
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Due Date: 
Sun, 02/01/2009
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of Defense
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on: 
Sun, 02/01/2009
Report For: 
2007
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Due Date: 
Fri, 02/01/2008
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of Defense
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on: 
Fri, 02/01/2008

This report describes the gang problem in Central America, discusses country and regional approaches to deal with the gangs, and analyzes U.S. policy with respect to gangs in Central America.

Country: 
Central America Regional
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 01/03/2011

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