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NIPF Priority for TERR 
Chad: 1, Mali: 1, Mauritania: 1, Niger: 1 
 
NIPF Priority for Non-State Actors for TERR 
Al-Qa'ida and Sunni Affiliates: 1, Hizballah (Lebanese): 1, 
Jama'at Tablighi: 3 
 
HUMINT Priority for TERR 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      2) Response To Terrorism (TERR). 
--  Capability, willingness and intent of countries to 
cooperate with U.S. counterterrorism (CT) efforts and 
policies, and to conduct counterterrorist operations. 
--  Details about CT legislation, organizations, 
capabilities, equipment, operations, tactics, and limitations. 
--  Data regarding the impact of U.S. and multilateral 
economic sanctions 
--  Policies, attitudes, and actions regarding U.S. and other 
western CT training. 
--  Military and security forces' attitudes towards CT 
training and operations. 
--  Interaction and interoperability of security and military 
forces with foreign CT forces. 
--  Public attitudes towards CT policies and activities. 
--  Plans to deploy biometric systems to enhance domestic 
counterterrorism efforts. 
 
NIPF Priority for TERR 
Chad: 1, Mali: 1, Mauritania: 1, Niger: 1 
 
NIPF Priority for Non-State Actors for TERR 
Al-Qa'ida and Sunni Affiliates: 1, Hizballah (Lebanese): 1, 
Jama'at Tablighi: 3 
 
HUMINT Priority for TERR 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      3) Military (FMCC) 
--  Plans, intentions, status and details of the national 
defense policy and strategy. 
--  Military relations with other countries, including 
training exercises. 
--  Capabilities, disposition, vulnerabilities, and readiness 
of forces. 
--  Details about military personnel, units, equipment, and 
tactics. 
--  Plans and efforts regarding military reform, procurement, 
and modernization. 
--  Government cooperation regarding U.S. POW/MIAs and 
detained U.S. citizens. 
--  Evidence of coup plotting in military ranks. 
--  Evidence of criminal activity in military ranks and 
impact. 
--  Extent and effects of ethnic, religious, and political 
factions within the military. 
--  Public attitudes towards the military and other security 
forces. 
--  Details of covert arms acquisitions and arms sales. 
 
NIPF Priority for FMCC 
Chad: 3, Mali: 4, Mauritania: 4, Niger: 4, Senegal: 4 
 
HUMINT Priority for FMCC 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H 
 
      4) Support for U.S. Military Contingency Planning 
(HREL). 
--  Plans, intentions, and capability of host governments to 
support evacuation or humanitarian assistance by U.S. forces, 
including host nations' ability and willingness to protect 
U.S. citizens and/or facilities. 
--  Internal developments that could prompt U.S. contingency 
planning for Non-combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) or 
humanitarian assistance. 
--  Host government's emergency management capabilities and 
points-of-contact. 
--  Details about infrastructure, medical facilities, and 
communication networks. 
--  Geocoordinates and description of third-country 
diplomatic, humanitarian aid, and non-governmental 
organization (NGO) facilities. 
--  Evacuation routes, including official/unofficial 
checkpoints, chokepoints, and potential impediments. 
 
NIPF Priority for HREL 
Chad: 3, Niger: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for HREL 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      5) Insurgent and Separatist Groups (SRCC). 
--  Plans, intentions, and capabilities of separatist, 
insurgent or radical opposition groups or organizations to 
influence or destabilize host country government. 
--  Clandestine efforts to subvert peace accords and 
reconciliation efforts. 
--  Plans and intentions relating to U.S. citizens and 
military personnel in the region. 
--  Leadership, organization, recruitment and training, 
tactics, sources of financing, and  Command, Control, 
Communications, Computer, and Intelligence capabilities. 
--  Goals and attitudes toward peace accords and 
reconciliation efforts. 
--  Links to foreign governments and non-state actors in 
foreign countries. 
--  Public support for groups. 
--  Links to international terrorist groups. 
--  Health, biographic, biometric, and assessment information 
on leaders. 
 
NIPF Priority for SRCC 
Chad: 2 
 
HUMINT Priority for SRCC 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 4H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 4H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      6) Relations with the United States (FPOL). 
--   Plans and intentions of government and government 
leaders concerning relations with the United States, 
including plans and efforts to support or oppose U.S. 
policies and efforts in international fora. 
--  Decision-making, policies, plans, negotiating strategies, 
and efforts, particularly regarding Burkina Faso. 
--  Impact of relations with China on relations with the 
United States. 
--  Public opinion about U.S. actions in Africa, particularly 
regarding the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and the 
Millennium Challenge Corporation foreign aid program. 
--  Response to U.S. policies regarding the Sahel region, the 
Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, and the global war on 
terror. 
--  Impact of trade relations with India and Brazil on 
relations with the United States. 
 
HUMINT Priority for FPOL 
Burkina Faso: 3H, Cape Verde: 5H, Chad: 4H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 3H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 4H 
 
      7) Drug Trafficking (DRUG). 
--  Government plans and intentions regarding drug production 
and trafficking. 
--  Use of transportation networks for drug production, 
trafficking, or storage. 
--  Details about types of drugs trafficked and associated 
transportation networks and seizures. 
--  Details about front companies, financial institutions, 
and money flow. 
--  Links to international terrorist groups. 
--  Links to drug producers outside of region, particularly 
Latin American cocaine cartels. 
--  Links to regional or international drug distribution 
networks. 
--  Law enforcement and judiciary capabilities to combat drug 
trafficking and production. 
--  Drug traffickers' efforts to corrupt or undermine law 
enforcement and government. 
--  Presence, use, or transshipment of precursor chemicals 
and associated equipment for drug production. 
--  Information about terrorist or insurgent groups' income 
derived from the drug trade, including drug types and 
quantities. 
--  Information on impact of drug trafficking and use, 
particularly on public health and crime, and supporting 
internal statistics. 
 
NIPF Priority for DRUG 
Senegal: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for DRUG 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 4H, Chad: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 3H, Niger: 5H 
 
      8) Peacekeeping (SRCC). 
--  Governments' plans and intentions to participate in or 
support peacekeeping operations and funding allocated/spent. 
--  Military and security forces' willingness and capability 
to train with other nations and participate in peacekeeping 
operations, and details of peacekeeping experience. 
--  Military and security forces' capabilities and 
willingness to accept international military assistance and 
joint training. 
--  Perception of troops' performance during peacekeeping 
operations. 
 
NIPF Priority for SRCC 
Chad: 2 
 
HUMINT Priority for SRCC 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 4H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      9) GRPO can provide text of this issue and related 
requirements. 
 
B.    Governance 
 
      1) Leadership (LEAD). 
--  Key issues of concern to national and opposition 
leadership, particularly dynamics and decision-making 
processes of key civilian and military officials and of 
ruling political parties, including coup plotting. 
--  Attitude toward political opposition. 
--  Personal financial resources, financial institutions 
used, and personal relationships. 
--  Biographic data, including opinions about the United 
States. 
 
HUMINT Priority for LEAD 
Burkina Faso: 3H, Cape Verde: 5H, Chad: 3H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 3H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 4H 
 
      2) Government Stability and Support For Democracy 
(DEPS). 
--  Internal or external threats to government stability, 
democracy, or rule of law, including government efforts to 
address these threats. 
--  Government control over national territory and borders, 
including areas where government authority is weak or absent. 
--  Commitment to representative government and democratic 
reforms, particularly during election cycle. 
--  Laws, policies, and prospects for political succession 
and elections. 
--  Details on corruption and anti-corruption measures. 
--  Drivers of, and responses to, political instability or 
economic deterioration. 
--  Details on administrative, judicial, and legislative 
organs and related decision-making. 
--  Signs of ethnic, religious, or generational polarization 
and impact on decision-making. 
--  Political and social infrastructure development in remote 
regions. 
 
NIPF Priority for DEPS 
Chad: 4, Mauritania: 5, Senegal: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for DEPS 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Niger: 5H 
 
      3) Human Rights (HRWC). 
--  Details of human rights abuses by intelligence and 
security services, military, paramilitary, police, or other 
officials, or by insurgent, separatist, or other groups. 
--  Details of government efforts and capability to prevent 
or respond to abuses. 
--  Government reaction to foreign and domestic criticism of 
alleged human rights abuses. 
--  Details of alleged disenfranchisement or enslavement of 
individuals or groups, including government complicity or 
inaction. 
--  Government relationship with international peacekeeping 
and aid organizations. 
 
NIPF Priority for HRWC 
Chad: 2, Mauritania: 5, Niger: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for HRWC 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 4H, Mali: 5H, 
Senegal: 5H 
 
      4) Political Opposition (DEPS). 
--  Plans, intentions, and role of opposition parties in 
political system, including intention to use extra-legal 
means to depose government. 
--  Activities, plans, intentions, and sources of funding and 
support. 
--  Leadership, organization, agendas, membership, and level 
of influence. 
--  Plans and intentions related to the election cycle. 
--  Alliances, factions, and evidence of links to foreign 
governments or insurgent/separatist groups. 
--  Opinions of ethnic, religious, and other population 
groups towards the government and political opposition. 
 
NIPF Priority for DEPS 
Chad: 4, Mauritania: 5, Senegal: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for DEPS 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Niger: 5H 
 
C.  Socio-Economic Issues 
 
      1) Agriculture and Food Security (FOOD). 
--  Government plans and actions regarding agricultural 
output, food security, and food safety. 
--  Willingness to cooperate with U.N. and other donor 
agencies on food-related issues. 
--  Details about food prices and food trade and public 
reaction to increasing food prices. 
--  Indications of environmental factors affecting 
agricultural output. 
--  Government policies and initiatives to increase 
agricultural producer income. 
--  Status of, and prospects for, cash and subsistence crops. 
--  Indications of invasive species affecting food security 
or development. 
--  Details about manipulation of food aid by government or 
warlords to enhance power. 
 
Wikileaks Rsearcher
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NIPF Priority for FOOD 
Chad: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for FOOD 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      2) Foreign Aid and Relations (FPOL). 
--  Governments' and leaders' views on foreign nations and 
international organizations, particularly China, Iran, and 
India. 
--  Foreign alliances, aid, and activities, including those 
withheld from public view. 
--  Details on international trade issues and economic 
assistance needs and requests. 
--  Governments' actions and intentions regarding existing 
U.S. Status of Forces Agreements and the Rome Convention's 
International Criminal Court (Article 98). 
 
HUMINT Priority for FPOL 
Burkina Faso: 3H, Cape Verde: 5H, Chad: 4H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 4H 
 
      3) Criminal Activities (CRIM). 
--  Details of corruption and cross-border criminal activity, 
including weapons trafficking, human trafficking, alien 
smuggling, illicit finance, and cigarette smuggling.  -- 
Government and law enforcement plans and intentions to combat 
criminal activity. 
--  Organizations, activities, methodologies, alliances, and 
vulnerabilities. 
--  Cooperation with terrorist or insurgent groups. 
--  Key investors, facilitators, beneficiaries, and corrupt 
officials. 
 
HUMINT Priority for CRIM 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 4H, Chad: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 4H, Mauritania: 3H, Niger: 4H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      4) Health and Infectious Diseases (HLTH). 
--  Details of infectious diseases and general health 
conditions, including number of cases, percentage of 
population affected, fatalities, dates, areas of occurrence, 
and impact. 
--  Government policies, plans, and efforts for disease 
prevention and identification. 
--  Nutrition-related health of population, including 
refugees. 
--  Vaccination practices, capabilities, and response related 
to drug-resistant and Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases, 
particularly polio and tuberculosis. 
--  Effect of  HIV/AIDS or other diseases on military, 
government, or economic performance. 
--  Public attitudes towards disease prevention and treatment 
programs. 
--  Indications of infectious plant, animal, or zoonotic 
diseases (animal to human transmission) with potential 
economic or public health consequences. 
--  Details about contaminated food, water, air, and soil. 
--  Information on medical facilities, including capabilities 
and training. 
 
NIPF Priority for HLTH 
Chad: 4 
 
HUMINT Priority for HLTH 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      5) Population and Refugee Issues (DEMG). 
--  Population movements in the region, and governments' 
involvement and response. 
--  Indications of actual or potential refugee movements 
within or into the region. 
--  Locations and conditions of refugee camps and informal 
refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) gathering 
sites and transit routes. 
--  Government capability and willingness to assist refugees 
and IDPs. 
--  Health and demographic statistics of refugees and IDPs. 
--  Dynamics and impact of migration and demographic shifts. 
--  Efforts to repatriate refugees. 
 
NIPF Priority for DEMG 
Chad: 3, Mali: 4, Mauritania: 4, Niger: 4 
 
HUMINT Priority for DEMG 
Burkina Faso: 4H, Cape Verde: 4H, The Gambia: 4H, Senegal: 4H 
 
      6) Economic Institutions and Initiatives (ECFS). 
--  Policies, strategies, and efforts to improve economic 
growth. 
--  Leadership views on economic, trade, and fiscal policies 
and regulatory enforcement. 
--  Identities and roles of governments' economic 
policy-making and regulatory bodies/officials. 
--  Macroeconomic statistics regarding trade, budget, balance 
of payments, and national economies, including reliability or 
manipulation of data. 
--  Public perception of economic conditions, including youth 
employment prospects. 
--  Nature and extent of underground banking systems. 
--  Details on economic assistance needs and partnerships, 
and effectiveness of aid. 
--  Financial data transmission systems and accounting 
methods. 
--  Details of natural resource development activities, 
including financing. 
 
HUMINT Priority for ECFS 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, Chad: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 4H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
      7) Environmental Issues (ENVR). 
--  Details of plans and efforts by governments, NGOs, and 
others to combat deforestation and desertification, including 
the Great Green Wall project. 
--  Governments' willingness and ability to manage 
exploitation of natural resources and respond to natural and 
man-made environmental disasters. 
--  Capability and willingness to protect nearby sea lanes, 
and fishing grounds and other Exclusive Economic Zone claims. 
--  Negotiating positions at international environmental 
meetings. 
--  Government and public perceptions regarding environmental 
issues. 
 
NIPF Priority for ENVR 
Niger: 5 
 
HUMINT Priority for ENVR 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, Chad: 4H, The Gambia: 5H, 
Mali: 5H, Mauritania: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
D.  Information Systems and Telecommunications Infrastructure 
(INFR). 
 
--  Current specifications, vulnerabilities, capabilities, 
and planned upgrades to, national telecommunications 
infrastructure and information systems, command and control 
systems, networks, and technologies used by government, 
military, and private sector. 
--  National leadership use of, and dependencies on, 
dedicated telecommunications infrastructures and information 
systems. 
--  Details about national and regional telecommunications 
policies, programs, regulations, service providers, vendors, 
and training. 
--  Details about internet and intranet use, infrastructure, 
and government oversight. 
--  Plans and efforts to acquire U.S. export-controlled 
telecommunications technology. 
--  Details about information repositories for Radio 
Frequency Identification-enabled systems used for passports, 
government badges, and transportation systems. 
--  Official and personal phone numbers, fax numbers, and 
e-mail addresses of principal civilian and military leaders. 
 
NIPF Priority for INFR 
Chad: 4 
 
HUMINT Priority for INFR 
Burkina Faso: 5H, Cape Verde: 5H, The Gambia: 5H, Mali: 5H, 
Mauritania: 5H, Niger: 5H, Senegal: 5H 
 
II.  Country-Specific Issues 
 
A.  Chad: Sudan/Darfur Issues (SRCC-2). 
 
--  Details about Sudanese-backed insurgency in Chad and 
Chadian-backed insurgency in Sudan and related population 
movements. 
--  Indications of actual or potential refugee or IDP 
movements, especially Sudanese and Central African Republic 
refugees. 
--  Human rights abuses against refugees currently located in 
Chad. 
--  Government's political will and intention to engage 
Sudanese-backed separatists. 
--  Military capability to combat Sudanese-backed separatists. 
--  Role of international institutions in stabilizing 
domestic uprising. 
--  Details about Chadian insurgents' relationship with the 
Government of Sudan. 
--  Details about the government's relationship with Sudanese 
insurgents in Darfur. 
--  Presence or activities of international terrorist groups 
in insurgencies. 
CLINTON
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