April 1, 2020

  • President Trump announces the launch of “enhanced counter-narcotics operations” by the military with increased “surveillance, seizures of drug shipment…and additional support.” Domestic military intelligence collection is an extremely controversial topic for the Department of Defense, which requires the National Guard to identify “intelligence” as “Incident Awareness and Assessment” (IAA) to avoid legal challenges. 

Tags: Civil-Military Relations, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance