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Cablegate: Request for Fiscal Year 2010 Joint Interagency

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 JAKARTA 001633

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP, EAP, MTS, EAP/LS, INL/AAE, INR/EAP
SINGAPORE FOR DEA/DHS/ICE
NSC FOR D. WALTON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL ASEC ID SNAR MASS KCRM
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010 JOINT INTERAGENCY
TASKFORCE WEST (JIATF WEST) COUNTERDRUG SUPPORT

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

2. (U) SUMMARY: This is a request for fiscal year 2010
(FY10) Joint Interagency Taskforce West (JIATF West) support
in Indonesia, as defined and authorized by the National
Defense Authorization Act of 1991 (as amended). See action
request in paragraph 3.

3. (SBU) Indonesia faces significant threats posed by
transnational criminal organizations and violent extremist
networks. Action Request: Mission requests DoD counterdrug
support that enhances U.S. and Indonesian law enforcement
capability to combat these threats. DoD counterdrug
activities will directly support the Mission Strategic Plan
by assisting Indonesian National Police and other law
enforcement organizations to operate effectively with U.S.
and regional security partners. END SUMMARY.

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4. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West continue to provide
analytical support to the Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA) Singapore Country Office (SICO) through consistent
analyst presence at the Joint Inter Agency Counter Drug
Operations Center (JIACDOC) in Jakarta, which is operated by
the Indonesian National Narcotics Board (BNN). At the
direction of the DEA SICO, the analyst will collaborate with
JIACDOC and other Indonesian law enforcement entities to
develop actionable intelligence for criminal investigations
by the DEA SICO. POC is Russell Holske, Country Attache, DEA
SICO.

5. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West continue to fund a
DEA agent position in Jakarta to assist BNN in evolving
operational effectiveness of JIACDOC and its associated
interagency fusion center (IFC) network. The agent will be
operationally responsible to DEA SICO, but under the
authority of American Embassy Jakarta.

6. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support development
of the BNN National Counter Narcotics Academy in Jakarta.
Specifically, infrastructure support would entail student
classrooms (with computer-based training capability),
barracks, dining facility, and marksmanship range. POC is
Russell Holske, Country Attach, DEA SICO.

7. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West, in coordination
with DEA SICO and BNN, continue to assess and develop the
JIACDOC network through development of additional fusion
center outstations and/or upgrade of existing facilities.
Specifically, developing IFC outstations in Surabaya and
Tanjung Priok, and upgrading narcotics office in Nunukan
would enhance BNN capability. Post requests that JIATF West
continue to support IFC bilateral and multilateral
information sharing programs to enhance regional cooperation.
JIATF West may continue providing an on-site program manager
and information technology (IT) specialist within JIACDOC
network facilities to support IFC-related initiatives. POC is
Russell Holske, Country Attach, DEA SICO.

8. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support host nation
training requirements relating to intelligence, operations,
and communications. Topics may include Analyst Notebook and
iBase software applications, IT systems management, cell
phone and computer exploitation, shipping container
interdiction, and money laundering. Training would be for
JIACDOC staff and other law enforcement personnel involved in
drug-related transnational crime investigations. POC is
Russell Holske, Country Attach, DEA SICO.

9. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support the Federal
Bureau of Investigation and Regional Security Office in
providing post-bomb blast and money laundering training to
Indonesian law enforcement. POC is Dave Smith, Legal Attach
Jakarta.

10. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support DHS
Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) goal to develop
the capabilities of Indonesian agencies, such as Indonesian

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National Police (INP), Customs, and Immigration, in their
efforts to detect and interdict the flow of contraband and
illegal activities by transnational criminal organizations.
Specifically, ICE Singapore requests assistance with
providing training on fraudulent document detection, bulk
cash smuggling and cash couriers, trafficking-in-persons and
human smuggling, basic drug enforcement,
criminal/investigative intelligence and biometrics, and
border enforcement. POC is James Ink, ICE Singapore Attach.

11. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support the
Department of Justice International Criminal Investigative
Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) objective to enhance
Indonesian Marine Police capability. Support would include
establishing a dive locker in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, and a
boat maintenance facility in Tarakan, and upgrading barracks
in Tanduk Rusa, Manado. POC is Jerry Heuett, ICITAP Indonesia
Director.

12. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support the
Diplomatic Security Regional Security Office in establishing
an explosive storage facility for the Indonesian National
Police (INP). The previous storage facility was destroyed in
an explosive mishap, and a new storage facility will enable
INP to maintain control and safety of unexpended ordnance,
which is currently not appropriately safeguarded. POC is Jeff
Lischke, Regional Security Officer.

13. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West support U.S. law
enforcement requirements for national tactical intelligence,
to include maritime detection and monitoring, imagery and
mapping, human and open source reporting, and commercial and
national collection and exploitation capabilities. Mission
also requests intelligence-related special programs equipment
and assistance to support ongoing and emergent,
time-sensitive law enforcement investigations.

14. (SBU) Mission requests that JIATF West be prepared to
expand assistance to Indonesian law enforcement if training
by U.S. military personnel becomes feasible.

15. (U) Mission appreciates consideration of these requests
and looks forward to continued support from JIATF West.
Mission requests JIATF West coordinate host nation engagement
through appropriate Mission point of contact. Mission will
coordinate activities involving JIATF West through a
designated Command Representative.
OSIUS

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