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  1. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND United States Southern Command IFPA-Fletcher Conference 2 December 2003 OVERALL CLASSIFICATION OF THIS BRIEFING IS UNCLASSIFIED

  2. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND Command Priorities WAR ON TERRORISM - Fully Identifying the Threat JTF-GTMO COLOMBIA & ANDEAN RIDGE TRANSFORMATION REGIONALIZATION INCREASE AWARENESS OF AOR CONTINGENCIES QUALITY OF LIFE UNCLASSIFIED

  3. Forward Posture UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND Aruba Curaçao Ecuador Headquarters Southern Command USARSO NAVSO Marine Forces South JIATF-S SOUTHAF Miami JTF-GTMO Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ Key West SOCSO AF Elem JTF-B El Salvador Soto Cano, HO Army Aviation Forward Operating Locations UNCLASSIFIED

  4. Terrorist Presence in the AOR Hizballah Islamic Group (Al Gam’at) Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) National Liberation Army (ELN) Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC) Shining Path (SL) Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) Irish Republic Army-Provisional Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) Jamaat-al-Musilmeen (JAM) UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND • Activities • Command & Control • Forgery/Falsification: • - Documents • - Money • Safe Haven • Recruiting • Laundering Money • Trafficking: • - Drugs • - Arms • - Humans

  5. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND Joint Interagency Task Force South: A Dynamic Model for Regional Operations A Combined, Joint, Interagency Team • Robust U.S. Interagency Presence in JIATF Command Structure • Examples: • JIATF South Director (USCG) • Dep J2 (DEA) • Dep J3 (BICE) • USCG, BICE, on Watch Floor • USCG Joint Planners • USCG C4I • Multiple Interagency • Intel Analysts Army Navy Air Force Marine Corps Coast Guard BICE DEA FBI Argentinean AF Brazilian LEA Colombian AF & Navy Ecuadorian AF El Salvadorian AF French Gendarmerie Mexican Navy Royal Netherlands Navy Peruvian AF UK Royal Navy Venezuelan AF Services Law Enforcement Agencies Intelligence Agencies • Supporting AOR-wide: • Intel Fusion • Planning • Operations LNOs are Critical to the Synchronization of Regional Ops CNP LNO Requested UNCLASSIFIED

  6. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND Joint Operating Area: Coordinated Flexibility US/MX Border out to 120˚ W USNORTHCOM 30˚ N 120˚ W Implemented 1 Oct 03 The JOA adds 11.5 million square miles Total: 40.5 million square miles USSOUTHCOM 120˚ W UNCLASSIFIED

  7. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND Colombia Today: Progress Against Narcoterrorism • Significant progress under President Uribe • Steadfast U.S. support • Galvanized will of Colombian people and • Armed Forces • Still work to be done • Colombia is a good investment • Assistance is producing results • Capable, professional military • Doing what we ask of them-strong ally • Winning is achievable • Sustain progress • Increased U.S. support • Way Ahead • Post Plan Colombia plan • Interagency Pol-Mil Implementation Plan • Strengthening Colombian Security Forces • Regional Cooperation • U.S.-Colombian Military integration Colombia 1,138,910 sq km Iraq 437,072 sq km UNCLASSIFIED

  8. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND US Initiatives in Colombia Continue Aviation Train and Equip COLMAR Riverine Training Team Colombian National Police Increase Airlift Capability C.I.T.O. Infrastructure Security Strategy Continue ISR Support Train/Equip AFEAU Continue 1st CN BDE Training Planning Assistance Teams 18th Brigade Training Improve Safety Systems Special Operations Command Training Enable IO & CMO CSM Academy Lancero Battalion Training 1st Commando Battalion Training and SF BDE Reorganization Air Bridge Denial UNCLASSIFIED

  9. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND GWOT: JTF-GTMO • Continued high value strategic intelligence gatheringhas averted attacks and led to arrests • Intelligence routinely shared with other COCOMs and national agencies • Maximizing use of detainee databases and technology to uncover sophisticated networks • Number of US Personnel: 1988 • Detainee countries: 44 • Long-term detention facility possibility • Commissions UNCLASSIFIED

  10. UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND