Category Counter-Narcotics

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Run Through The Jungle: Colombia’s JUNGLA Commandos

By N.R. Jenzen-Jones In writing this article I consulted senior DEA Special Agents who have worked extensively with the Jungla commandos in Colombia. Their identities have been withheld by request. This post originally appeared at Small Wars Journal, here.  The Jungla Commandos, or Compañía Jungla Antinarcóticos (Counter-narcotics Jungle Company; JUNGLA), as they are properly known, […]

DMTX. US Marines, and agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency and Afghan National Interdiction Unit raid narcotics labs in Afghanistan's Nimruz province as part of an effort to interdict heroin trafficking.

Security Scholar Synopsis: Afghanistan’s National Interdiction Unit (NIU)

By N.R. Jenzen-Jones This is an excerpt from the Security Scholar Synopsis series. Each brief in the series focuses on a particular military or law enforcement unit, or emerging operation, and provides an overview supported by research and links to primary and other sources for further reading. The first in our series covers the National […]