Integration of the War on Drugs Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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With the passage of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 and the Fiscal Year FY 1989 National Defense Authorization Act the Department of Defense DOD and armed services were tasked to support the Presidents War on Drugs. This study examines the employment of military power to support the Command, Control, Communication, and Intelligence C3I in a multi-organizational effort. The study finds what civil-military organization appears best able to support unity of effort in the war on drugs and integrate assets dedicated to drug interdiction into an effective communications network. The study concludes that national leaders and Congress must declare a national emergency and employ the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the National Drug Policy Director and DOD in executing the war on drugs C3I tasking successfully. Keywords Drug trafficking Drug war.
- Sociology and Law
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Command, Control and Communications Systems