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DUE: Jun 17, 2018 11:55 PM
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Assignment: Progress Assignment â€“ Research Paper
This assignment is a research paper of 8-10 pages including research and analysis designed to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. It focuses on the effectiveness of various intelligence collection disciplines applicable to the U.S. counter-narcotics mission. In this assignment, you will show that you understand the coursework thus far. You should use class materials and peer-reviewed articles found in the library or online through other scholarly sites to develop and support your arguments.
Address the following question. Be sure to use at least 5 sources to support your argument and use the proper citation format. In reviewing course materials for your paper, be sure to consider the videos as well the readings.
Â·Evaluate the effectiveness of various intelligence collection disciplines applicable to the U.S. counter-narcotics mission by developing a counter-narcotics strategy against a drug trafficking organization. Choose a DTO (either a specific one such as â€œthe Sinaloa Cartelâ€ or a general one such as â€œa DTO operating in Colombiaâ€). First, develop a counter-narcotics plan that incorporates the use of each of the intelligence disciplines, being sure to discuss which agencies will participate in the operation for each discipline. Second, look at the plan from the viewpoint of the drug trafficking and delineate how you (as a DTO) will change your methods of operation to avoid the law enforcement efforts.
Please submit the assignment in a Word document and upload it into Assignments. It is due by Sunday, 11:55 pm at the end of Week 6.
The assignment is worth 25 percent of your final grade. The assignment will be graded based on the attached rubric: