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Counterdrug Activities

Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) Those measures taken to detect, interdict, disrupt, or curtail any activity that is reasonably related to illicit drug trafficking. This includes, but is not limited to, measures taken to detect, interdict, disrupt, or curtail activities related to substances, materiel, weapons, or resources used to finance, support, secure, cultivate, process, or transport illegal drugs.



Acronym:

CD

Broader Terms:

Controlled Substances Act
Defense Intelligence Agency
Full spectrum operations
military support to civilian law enforcement agencies
National Guard
Peacetime military engagement
Special Operations Command Central
Special Operations Command Europe
Special Operations Command Joint Forces Command
US Border Patrol
US Customs Service
US Special Operations Command, Korea
US Special Operations Command, Pacific
US Special Operations Command, Southern Command

Narrower Terms:

counterdrug nonoperational support
counterdrug operational support
drug interdiction
law enforcement

Related Terms:

counterdrug nonoperational support
counterdrug operation
counterdrug operational support
counterinsurgency
NORTHCOM
SOUTHCOM
Stability operation
support operation


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