Combatting The Flow Of Illicit Substances
Published on: February 2021
The flow of illicit contraband across land and maritime borders continues to fund transnational criminal organizations and significantly threaten the national security of the U.S. and its allies. Numerous U.S. agencies along with allied and international partner agencies cooperate in counter-drug operations to combat transnational organized crime, keep drugs off the streets, and save lives. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) plays a vital role in the coordination and enforcement of these efforts.