Drug Policy

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 13:56

This report chronicles the Q & A between USNORTHCOM/NORAD and Lt. Gen. Victor E. Renuart, Nominee for Commander.

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 13:51

This report provides a detailed overview of the operations and objectives of USNORTHCOM on the issue of criminal activity in the United States arising from Mexican drug cartels, which is described as the most pressing issue for border security.

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 13:38

This is a Congressional fact sheet reporting USNORTHCOM's interaction with the Mexican Military to combat drug trafficking organizations along the U.S.-Mexico border. USNORTHCOM's goal in collaborating with the Mexican Military is identified as fostering defense relationships that promote specific U.S. security interests. The report also outlines USNORTHCOM's military-to-military cooperation with SEDENA and SEMAR.

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 13:22

This report gives a brief overview of the Executive-Level Dialogue Event hosted by USNORTHCOM and DHS, which focused mainly on how to effectively counter threats posed by transnational criminal organizations. The objectives of USNORTHCOM are reported as well, including the creation of a 21st century border, the disruption of organized crime, and the sustainability of the rule of law-- all of which are in collaboration with the Mexican Military.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 14:56

This report outlines the US Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command joint duties, specifically focusing on tunnel detection tactics to stop the flow of illegal drugs, people and arms.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:24

This report briefly describes USSOUTHCOM's command mission, focusing on the security challenges in Latin America. The current staffing and governing rules for the employees are outlined as well.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:16

This report outlines USSOUTHCOM's priorities and their strategic importance, as well as the challenges and threats posed by the current conditions in Latin America. Furthermore, it states USSOUTHCOM's previous operations and future requirements.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:09

This report describes the criminal network of Transnational Organized Crime and the operational framework that USSOUTHCOM can implement to counter TOC. The economic and social impacts to US citizen safety are also explored.

Monday, July 23, 2012 - 15:24

This report describes a brief history of USSOUTHCOM and its regional linkages, security concerns, and key initiatives. The reported humanitarian assistance efforts include Beyond the Horizons, New Horizons, and MEDRETEs.

Monday, July 23, 2012 - 15:02

This pdf provides a detailed description of Operation UNIFIED Response towards Haiti. The humanitarian assistance which was provided at the time was reported, as well as the future plans for providing food, shelter, protection and health services.