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The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.
In carrying out its mission as the agency responsible for enforcing the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States, the DEA's primary responsibilities include...
Originally posted by warrenb
By what authority does the DEA have the right to do these raids in foreign nations? Apparently they can do anything they want regardless of another countries laws and regulations...
How is this right and acceptable?
Originally posted by Griever0311
reply to post by deltaboy
Looks like those guys need to go to some remedial CQB and assault courses. Guns up when you're clearing the fatal front! And it helps if you don't lazily saunter up to the compound you're doing the hit on. They had plenty of personnel to pull four corners, and that helo should have been able to provide aerial recon for the ground team if the guys scooted like they said they did. They're making it harder than it is.
[edit on 2009/9/15 by Griever0311]