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Table of Contents
TABand List of Invitees
TABRole at CNII
TABProgress on Worldwide Heroin Threat Assessment
TABNational Drug Threat Assessment0
TABDirective Creating the CNII
Your Role at the CNII
Guide Group through the Agenda (as follows) A. Counterdrug Architecture
You can begin byYou can say that you
have recommended to the PCI thatj ^be our designee for Deputy Director of the CDX Staff.!- brings the highest degree of
professionalism and solid counterdrug credentials to this
You can thenthe
Intelligenceocal points on the architecture review and say that they will discuss our progress thus far and plans for the immediate and medium term.
B. Global Heroin Treat Assessment
You can introduce CNC's seniorwill
review the interagency project underway tolobal Heroin Threattudy which you view as critical in helping guide the intelligence, law enforcement, and policy communities in their efforts to understand and combat the threat from heroin.
C. National Threat Assessment effort0
Yousay that he will provide an overview on the
needational Drug Threat Assessment and an idea of the timeline we envision following for its production.
and then will introduce
review the role of his agency in the domestic portion of the National Drug Threat Assessment.
international side of the assessment.
a rundown of the
You can say that the complex and interrelated problems in Colombia continue to engage us all and promise to stay on the front burner for the foreseeable future, particularly given new policy initiatives in the works.
You haveChief of CNC/Ops and the DCI's
pofntman on ColomDia, to provide an intelligence update on Colombia to review what we see as the priority counterdrug issues.
Background: Progress on Worldwide Heroin Threat Assessment
will cover the following related the Heroin Threat
I [The interagency Worldwide Heroin Threat Assessment is on track to meet its end-of-year intended publication date. Tho research has been completed and the drafting has begun. Key findings and judgments will be ready for briefing at November's Linkage conference.
The study will address:
heroin abuse trends and patterns in the United States;
sources of supply for the US market;
the extent to which other foreign marketsraw on supply;
and the dynamics and variable factors of the heroin trafficking industry in each of the major source-and-transrt regions.
Background: National Drug Throat Assessment0
Director NDIC will attend the CNII in
He is prepared to be introduced by you and asked to give a
rundown of NDIC's role in the threat assessment process for the coming year.
NDIC will probabh/ say that they will prepare an interagency National reat Assessment that looks at narcotics demand and domestic trafficking trends in the United States, including societalas growing drug abuse in the suburbs and rural areas, increasing gang violence.
will then discuss CNC's role in the assessment
process. He will say that we wilt prepare an interagency global threat assessment that looks at production, consumption, and trafficking trendsparticular reference to the United States as the target. We are aiming for end-of-February deadline to feed into the certification process.Original document.