THE 8 SEPTEMBER 1983 MEETING OF THE NATIONAL NARCOTICS BORDER INTERDICTION SYST

Created: 8/29/1983

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Tbe Director cl Cenifil IntelhfcnceDC

Nations! Intelligence Council

FOR

Director of Central Intelligence Henry S. Rowen

Chairman, National Intelligence Council

latlonal Intelligence Officer for Narcotlci

3 Meeting of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS)

1. The Vice President's office does not plan toormal agenda for this meeting, however, topics currently under consideration for discussion include:

A- Report on Progress to Datehis probably will take the formeport to the groupember of Bush's staff, possiblyequest for comments from each principal.

Concerning Agency Support to NNBIS You may wish to sayhree-man teammmmammmmmj|wlisit each of the si* regional Centers, beginning InSeptember, touidance document recommending how the Centers should handle intelligence data. raining package will be tailored to meet the specific problems confronting each Center, including suggestions concerning data collation, requirements, trend analysis,eports system.

Concerning Intelligence Community Supportou can tick off progress to date and oy intentions for further action.

TO DATE :

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has Increased within the Community;

Production/dissemination of narcotics analysts has increased substantially;

Relations with Congress have been strengthened;

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Collection and analysis requirements have been sharpened and narrowed.

FUTURE :

Intend to hold firm on requests for increased positions and funds requested in the CIAP;

Further expand Community information sharing;

Sharpen strategic collection;

8. Intelligence Problems and Solutionsour discussion of this topic may include:

For legal reasons, CIA personnel cannot participate in Center operations but can train staffwe Intend to do.

An Intelligence Community studyorking group of the CIPC on International Narcotics Coordination and Collection Is scheduled for

tion on lb This working group, chaired byl of State, willwo-part long-range study on thecy of Intelligence support to US international narcotics efforts,eview of data coordination problems and the legal aspects of intelligence community participation In narcotics interdiction. Specifically it will address the following topics:

Effectiveness of Intelligence collection for key policy areas of crop eradication and supply interdiction;

Intelligence resources collection currently employed in support of illicit drug suppression programs;

Identification of critical intelligence gaps;

Recommendations for collection management and how to bridge gaps or improve collection;

Recommendations concerning coordination of narcotics-related intelligence collection, production, and dissemination at Headquarters and in the field.

Budget ConsiderationsIf asked for data on the CIAP, you may wish to refer to the following:

2. The NNBIS coordinating board meeting on3 also convened without an agenda. Topics for discussion ateptember meeting will most probably parallel those of theugust meetingee attached.

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Attachments: Attachment

^Attachment Attachment

Attachment 4:

Survey of Intelligence Needs of the National Narcotics

Border Interdiction Centers. Fourth Impressions.

Terms of Reference: International Narcotics Coordination

and Collection Study (Working5 August Meeting of the National Narcotics Border

Interdiction Systems Coordinating Committee.

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