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2012 INCSR: Common Abbreviations


Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Report
March 7, 2012

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APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

AFRICOM

U.S. Military Command for AFRICA

ARS

Alternative Remittance System

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ATS

Amphetamine-Type Stimulants

CARICC

Central Asia Regional Information Coordination Center

CBP

Customs and Border Protection

CBRN

Caribbean Basin Radar Network

CFATF

Caribbean Financial Action Task Force

CICAD

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission

DARE

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

DEA

Drug Enforcement Administration

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DOJ

Department of Justice

DOS

Department of State

DTO

Drug Trafficking Organization

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

ESF

Economic Support Fund

EU

European Union

EUCOM

U.S. Military Command for Europe

EXBS

The Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance (EXBS) Program

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FinCEN

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

FIU

Financial Intelligence Unit

FSA

FREEDOM Support Act

GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council

IBC

International Business Company

ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICITAP

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program

ILEA

International Law Enforcement Academy

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INCB

International Narcotics Control Board

INCSR

International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

INM

See INL

INL

Bureau for International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement Affairs/(Matters)

IRS

Internal Revenue Service

IRS-CID

Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division

JICC

Joint Information Coordination Center

JIATF-S/-W

Joint Interagency Task Force South and Joint Interagency Task Force West

LEDET

Law Enforcement Detachment, frequently embarked on patrol vessels

MAOC-N

Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre-Narcotics

MLAT

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NAS

Narcotics Affairs Section (U.S. Embassy)

NBRF

Northern Border Response Force

NCIS

Naval Criminal Investigative Service

NIDA

National Institute of Drug Abuse

NNICC

National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Committee

OAS

Organization of American States

OAS/CICAD

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission

OFC

Offshore Financial Center

ONDCP

Office of National Drug Control Policy

OPBAT

Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos

OPDAT

Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training

RLA

Resident Legal Advisor

SCIBM

South Caucasus Integrated Border Management program

SECI

South East Europe Cooperative Initiative

SEED

Support for East European Democracy Act (1994)

SOCA

(British) Serious Organized Crime Agency

SOUTHCOM

U.S. Military Command for the Caribbean, Central, and South America

SUBUTEX

Brand name for Buprenorphine, used in the treatment of addictions, but also diverted and abused as an opiate drug

TI

Transparency International

TIR Truck

Trucks inspected and sealed by Customs at point of origin. (Transport International Routier)

UN Convention       

1988 United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

UNODC

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime

USAID

Agency for International Development

USCG

United States Coast Guard

USG

United States Government

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

ha

Hectare

HCl

Hydrochloride (cocaine)

Kg

Kilogram

Mt

Metric Ton



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