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Cablegate: Request for Dod Counterdrug Support

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FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9986
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS PRIORITY
RUEHEG/AMEMBASSY CAIRO 0099
RUEHLM/AMEMBASSY COLOMBO 1257
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RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG 2940
RUEHPT/AMCONSUL PERTH 1104
RUEAHLC/DHS WASHINGTON DC
RUEABND/DEA HQ WASHDC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC
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RHHJJPI/USPACOM HONOLULU HI

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 JAKARTA 001680

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP, EAP/MTS, EAP/,LS, INL/AAE, INR/EAP,
SINGAPORE FOR DEA/ICE
NSC FOR E.PHU

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL SNAR MASS KCRM ID
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR DOD COUNTERDRUG SUPPORT

REF: 07 JAKARTA 2564

JAKARTA 00001680 001.2 OF 002


1. This message is Sensitive but Unclassified -- Please
handle accordingly.

2. (U) This is a request for Fiscal Year 2009 DoD counterdrug
support in Indonesia, to be provided as authorized by the
National Defense Authorization Act of 1991 (as amended). See
action request in para four.

3. (SBU) Indonesia is vulnerable to exploitation by
transnational criminal networks and terrorist organizations.
Mission requests DoD counterdrug support in ways that would
enhance U.S. and Indonesian law enforcement capability to
counter these threats.

4. (SBU) Mission is not requesting Baker/Fusion series
interdiction training and Small Craft Maintenance Training
Team (SCMTT) training. Mission requests Washington guidance
on U.S. military counter-narcotics training of Indonesian
civilian law enforcement personnel.

5. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West continue to provide
analytical support to Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Country Office in Singapore through consistent presence at
the Jakarta Interagency Counterdrug Operations Center
(JIACDOC). The analyst will conduct collaborative analysis
with Indonesian National Police (National Narcotics Board) to
develop actionable intelligence for use in criminal
investigations. Point of contact is DEA Attach (AmEmbassy
Singapore), Mr. Russ Holske.

6. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West provide support for
a DEA agent in Indonesia posted at the JIACDOC. The agent's
sponsoring office will be the DEA Country Office in
Singapore. The agent will work with Indonesian law
enforcement and Mission and will be under the authority of
the Chief of Mission in Jakarta. Point of contact is DEA
Attach Holske.

7. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West continue to enhance
effectiveness of the JIACDOC and its out-station in Manado by
providing analytical and operational support to assigned
personnel. Embassy point of contact is DEA Attach Holske.

8. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West continue ongoing
assessments and initial planning for infrastructure
improvements at operational command center locations in
Sumatra, East Kalimantan, Sulawesi and elsewhere, consistent
with the Special Boat Unit (SBU) initiative. Embassy points
of contact are DEA Attach Holske for BNN training support
and International Criminal Investigation Training Assistance
program (ICITAP) Senior Law Enforcement Advisor Jerry Heuett
for SBU training support.

9. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West, in coordination
with DEA and DHS/ICE Attaches, assess technical requirements
for operationalizing the Passenger Analysis Unit
infrastructure at Jakarta International Airport and
conducting subsequent training for Indonesian law enforcement
personnel assigned to the Airport Interdiction Task Force.
Mission further requests that JIATF West also assess the
potential for replicating Jakarta Airport interdiction
capabilities at the Denpasar International Airport on Bali.
Points of contact are DEA Attach Holske and DHS/ICE Attach
(AmEmbassy Singapore), Mr. James Ink.

10. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West, in cooperation

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with DEA Attach Holske and the Country Team, assess the
potential of establishing an additional out-station in the
JIACDOC network.

11. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West, in cooperation
with Mission's Legal Attach Dave Smith, provide support for
FBI-sponsored counterterrorism training.

12. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West, in cooperation
with DEA and with the Country Team, continue supporting
Indonesian law enforcement with one Program Manager and one
Information Technology (IT) Specialist for assistance with
the JIACDOC and IFC network.

13. (U) Mission greatly appreciates consideration of these
requests and looks forward to continued support from the
USPACOM counterdrug programs.
HUME

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