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 National Security Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some nations with a history of coup d'etats, a National Security Council allows for the military to institutionally influence policy of a mostly civilian government.
The most famous NSC is the United States National Security Council, but they also exist in Russia, India, and the Republic of China on Taiwan.
The President of the United States chairs the United States National Security Council.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Security_Council   (319 words)

  
 United States National Security Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Security Council (NSC) of the United States is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for considering national security and foreign policy matters with his senior national security advisors and cabinet officials.
The National Security Council was established by the National Security Act of 1947 (PL 235 - 61 Stat.
History of the United States National Security Council 1947-1953
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_National_Security_Council   (642 words)

  
 History of the Nastional Security Council 1947-1997
The NSC membership was expanded to include the Secretary of the Treasury, the U.S. Representative to the United Nations, the newly-created Assistant to the President for Economic Policy (who was also head of a newly-created National Economic Council or NEC, parallel to the NSC), the President's Chief of Staff, and the President's National Security Adviser.
The President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs, a post held under Eisenhower by Cutler, Dillon Anderson, William H. Jackson, and Gordon Gray, oversaw the flow of recommendations and decisions up and down the policy hill, and functioned in Council meetings to brief the Council and summarize the sense of discussion.
The National Security Council was created by Public Law 80(253, approved July 26, 1947, as part of a general reorganization of the U.S. national security apparatus.
www.fas.org /irp/offdocs/NSChistory.htm   (12384 words)

  
 U.S. Dept. of State FOIA Electronic Reading Room - Chile Declassification Project - NSC
As a convenience to the public, the Department of State established this site to post copies of documents from the National Security Council.
NSC Chile II - Tranche II of the Chile Collection was officially released October 8, 1999 and pertains principally to the period 1968-1972.
NSC Chile III - Tranche III of the Chile collection was officially released to the public on November 13, 2000.
foia.state.gov /SearchColls/NSC.asp   (242 words)

  
 PakDef Forums - National Security Council
The council was formed this year as a consultative body to advise government and parliament on national security.
This National Security Council is not meant at all to reinforce the president, rather I would say it is meant to impose checks on the president
The prime minister and the leader of the opposition in the national assembly being members of the Council, this would go some way towards limiting of the president’s exclusive right to do so after referral of the decision to the supreme court.
www.pakdef.info /forum/showthread.php?t=5374   (3631 words)

  
 National Security Council on Encyclopedia.com
Created in 1947 by the National Security Act (amended in 1949), the council's formal members are the president, the vice president, the secretary of state, and the secretary of defense.
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL [National Security Council] (NSC), federal executive council responsible for planning, coordinating, and evaluating the defense policies of the United States and also exercising direction over the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Bush, left, is joined by Greg Schulte, Executive Secretaryof the National Security Council, in Crawford, Texas, as
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/NatlS1ecC1n.asp   (1045 words)

  
 Saudi National Security Council: Current Role and Future Prospects
Saudi National Security Council: Current Role and Future Prospects
The new National Security Council will act as an organizational mechanism that supports measures taken on different issues with regard to the country’s internal and external policies.
First, the existence of the council will not contradict or compete in terms of authority or responsibilities with other institutions of the state in spheres related to national security.
www.arabnews.com /?page=7§ion=0&article=73034&d=11&m=11&y=2005   (1106 words)

  
 India's National Security Council
Fifty years down the road when the BJP Government announced on 19 November, 1998 the creation of India’s first structured National Security Council in fulfillment of its electoral manifesto National Agenda, the decision was mercifully welcomed and it also raised high expectations.
Later on, attempts by the V. Singh, Narasimha Rao governments to bring into existence a National Security Council, (which all advanced democratic countries have in their systems), were effectively scuttled by opposition from the civil bureaucracy.
National security decisions can therefore be said to be made against a common background in democracies and India can therefore in the future evolution of its NSC inherit experience of other nations in this respect.
www.saag.org /papers2/paper123.html   (2048 words)

  
 Guide Introduction: Documents of the National Security Council, Fifth Supplement
The function of the Council shall be to advise the President with respect to the integration of domestic, foreign, and military policies relating to the national security so as to enable the military services and the other departments and agencies of the Government to operate more effectively in matters involving the national security.
The National Security Council Actions constitute records of actions, directives, and decisions made by the NSC.
The functions of the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization with respect to being a member of the National Security Council were transferred to the Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization by Reorg.
www.lexisnexis.com /academic/guides/intl_relations/nsc/nsc5.asp   (3142 words)

  
 National Security Council
The special assistant to the president for national security affairs is the chief staff officer, and the national security adviser heads the council's staff.
US federal executive council that was established under the National Security Act of 1947.
Their special advisers include the head of the joint chiefs of staff and the director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0035335.html   (276 words)

  
 rediff.com: Musharraf constitutes National Security Council
"The council shall deliberate upon, discuss and tender advice to Musharraf on matters of his choice and the issues relating to Islamic ideology, national security, sovereignty, integrity and solidarity of Pakistan," it said.
Ahead of his forthcoming visit to India, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf constituted the National Security Council (NSC) to aid and advise him on a host of issues, including Islamic ideology and national security.
A policy role for NSC has been opposed by mainstream political parties like the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) which alleged that it was an attempt on the part of Musharraf to institutionalise a policy role for the armed forces even after restoration of democracy at a later date.
www.rediff.com /news/2001/jul/05pak.htm   (363 words)

  
 The new National Security Council - The Washington Times: Editorials/OP-ED - April 26, 2005
The new National Security Council - The Washington Times: Editorials/OP-ED - April 26, 2005
It was a pre-determined reality that the NSC would run differently with National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley (and J.D. Crouch as primary deputy) than it did under Condoleezza Rice, with her long and close working relationship with the president.
The NSC changes suggest that the bureaucratic dominance over national security policy — especially over the concept of a global war of terror that the Department of Defense established over the Department of State after September 11 — may not endure.
www.washtimes.com /op-ed/20050425-093830-6395r.htm   (738 words)

  
 Center for Security Policy/National Security Advisory Council - SourceWatch
National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) is a sub-organization of the Center for Security Policy.
John Lenczowski, former Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council
According to the Center's web site, the "National Security Advisory Council (NSAC) was originally known as the CSP Board of Advisors.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=National_Security_Advisory_Council   (1178 words)

  
 Statement of Policy by the National Security Council on United States Objectives and Courses of Action with Respect to Southeast Asia, NSC 124/2, 25 June 1952
At the 120th Council meeting with the President presiding, the National Security Council and the Acting Secretary of the Treasury adopted NSC 124/1, subject to changes in paragraphs 2-a, 3,5, 10-c-(2), 10-c-(3), 11-(1), 11-(3), and 12 thereof, as incorporated in the enclosure (NSC Action No. 655).
Document 13, Statement of Policy by the National Security Council on United States Objectives and Courses of Action with Respect to Southeast Asia, NSC 124/2, 25 June 1952, pp.
In adopting NSC 124/1, as amended, the Council and the Acting Secretary of the Treasury noted the following statement by the Acting Secretary of Defense with respect to the views of the Joint Secretaries regarding NSC 124/1:
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/pentagon/doc13.htm   (1989 words)

  
 Context of '(January 30, 2001)'
The Bush White House holds its first National Security Council meeting.
The Bush White House holds its second National Security Council meeting.
National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice begins noting “that Iraq might be the key to reshaping the entire region.” She turns the meeting over to CIA director George Tenet who summarizes current intelligence on Iraq.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /context.jsp?item=complete_timeline_of_the_2003_invasion_of_iraq_457   (1108 words)

  
 National Security Council
National security problems have become a serious challenge to country’s political elite due to the lack of necessary experience, strategic culture, and technical means.
The project should be considered as a part of the state national security strategy.
To create, through the in-dept study, the database containing information on the most important threats to national security of Georgia;
www.undp.org.ge /Projects/nseccon.html   (267 words)

  
 CNN.com - Senate seeks National Security Council interviews - Jul. 17, 2003
Roberts would say only that the request applied to "persons" on the National Security Council staff and that they would be interviewed by the Senate committee's staff.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested permission to interview members of the National Security Council staff, the committee's chairman said Thursday.
Roberts also said it would be "very premature" to say whether national security adviser Condoleezza Rice would be interviewed as part of the investigation.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/07/17/interview.request   (685 words)

  
 Nixon Presidential Materials - National Security Council Files
The National Security Council (NSC) was established by the National Security Act of 1947 (PL 235-61 Statute 496; U.S.C. The NSC was created in order to advise and assist the President on national security and foreign policy, and to coordinate these policies among various government agencies.
Nixon Presidential Materials - National Security Council Files
The National Security Council (NSC) Files collection contains descriptions of the series and folder title lists.
nixon.archives.gov /find/textual/presidential/nsc?pf=true   (195 words)

  
 The National Security Council
The Government's announcement on the National Security Council (NSC) architecture has evoked mixed reactions.
A Government's one-person nodal point on national security issues, whether it is called the NSA as in the US, Russia and many other countries, the Chairman, JIC, as in the UK or the Secretary-General, National Defence, as in France, has to perform four roles:
In the UK, the Lord Franks Committee, appointed in 1982 by the then Prime Minister, Mrs.Margaret Thatcher, attributed the failure of the Government to anticipate and forestall the Argentine occupation of the Falklands to the absence of a full-time adviser on national security.
www.saag.org /papers/paper15.html   (710 words)

  
 FP NSC, a Project at the Brookings Institution
This project represents the most comprehensive study of the National Security Council (NSC) to date, from its origins in 1947 through the Clinton Administration.
International Economic Policymaking and the National Security Council
This project is co-directed by Ivo H. Daalder and I.M. "Mac" Destler, and co-sponsored by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM).
www.brookings.edu /fp/research/projects/nsc/nsc.htm   (172 words)

  
 Michael Chertoff
Judge Michael Chertoff is confirmed by the Senate in a 98-0 vote and sworn in as the second Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, succeeding the agency’s previous head, Tom Ridge.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will spend today monitoring the path of Hurricane Katrina from his Washington DC office, according to representative Russ Knocke.
People and organizations involved: Michael Chertoff, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.cooperativeresearch.org /entity.jsp?id=1521846767-928   (2492 words)

  
 National Security Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some nations with a history of coup d'etats, a National Security Council allows for the military to institutionally influence policy of a mostly civilian government.
A National Security Council is an executive body which coordinates national security issues and typically includes the heads of departments involved in diplomacy and defense with a small staff.
United States National Security Council, but they also exist in Russia,
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Security_Council   (2492 words)

  
 United States National Security Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Security Council (NSC) of the United States is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for considering national security and foreign policy matters with his senior national security advisors and cabinet officials.
The National Security Council is chaired by the President.
The National Security Council was established by the National Security Act of 1947 (PL 235 - 61 Stat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_National_Security_Council   (532 words)

  
 AFGE DHSworkers.org
Head of AFGE's Homeland Security Council will address U.S. ports issues on radio.
The AFGE Council of Prison Locals today announced that it has secured a transfer for Joe Mansour, a whistleblowing employee of the Bureau of Prisons.
National President: John Gage - National Secretary Treasurer: Jim Davis - Nat'l VP, Women's & Fair Practices: Andrea E. Brooks.
www.afge.org /Index.cfm?Page=HomelandSecurity   (323 words)

  
 NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL MEMORANDUM-46
In the context of long-term strategy, the United States can not afford a radical change in the fundamentals of its African policy, which is designed for maximum protection of national security.
If black African states assume attitudes hostile to the U.S. national interest, our policy toward the white regimes; which is a key element in our relations with the black states, may be subjected by the latter to great pressure for fundamental change.
Special clandestine operations should be launched by the CIA to generate mistrust and hostility in American and world opinion against joint activity of the two forces, and to cause division among Black African radical national groups and their leaders.
www.finalcall.com /MEMORANDUM-46.htm   (1843 words)

  
 National Security Council
the council, composed of the President, Vice President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that determines means by which domestic, foreign, and military policy can best be integrated for safeguarding the national security.
www.factmonster.com /ipd/A0549586.html   (73 words)

  
 Avoiding attacking suspected terrorist mastermind - Nightly News with Brian Williams - MSNBC.com
The Pentagon quickly drafted plans to attack the camp with cruise missiles and airstrikes and sent it to the White House, where, according to U.S. government sources, the plan was debated to death in the National Security Council.
The Pentagon drew up still another attack plan, and for the third time, the National Security Council killed it.
“People were more obsessed with developing the coalition to overthrow Saddam than to execute the president’s policy of preemption against terrorists,” according to terrorism expert and former National Security Council member Roger Cressey.
msnbc.msn.com /id/4431601   (588 words)

  
 Category:United States National Security Advisors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He or she serves on the National Security Council within the Executive Office of the President.
The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor, serves as the chief advisor to the President of the United States on national security issues.
Donations are tax-deductible in the U.S. Category:United States National Security Advisors
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:United_States_National_Security_Advisors   (114 words)

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