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Intelligence Components Vulized by the Secretary of Defense
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1-101. Purpose. The National Security Council (NSC) was established by
1-102. Committees. The NSC Policy Review Committee and Special Coor-
1-201. Membership. The NSC Policy Review Committee (PRC), when car-
1-202. Duties. The PRC shall:
(b) Review the National Foreign Intelligence Program and budget pro-
(c) Conduct periodic reviews of national foreign intelligence products,
(d) Submit an annual report on its activities to the NSC.
. Recommendations of the PRC on intelligence matters may
1-301. Membership. The NSC Special Coordination Committee (SCC) is
1-502. Special Activities. The SCC shall consider and submit to the President a policy recommendation, including all dissents, on each special activity. When meeting for this purpose, the members of the SCC shall include the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Director of Central Intelligence.
1-303. Sensitive Foreign Intelligence Collection Operations. Under standards established by the President, proposals for sensitive foreign intelligence collection operations shall be reported to the Chairman by the Director of Central Intelligence for appropriate review and approval. When meeting for the purpose of reviewing proposals for sensitive foreign intelligence collection operations,
Certain technical terms are defined in Section 4-2.
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1-304. Counterintelligence. The SCC shall develop policy with respect to the
(a) Developing standards and doctrine for the counterintelligence activities of the United States;
(b) Resolving interagency differences concerning implementation of counterintelligence policy:
(c) Developing and monitoring guidelines consistent with this Order for the maintenance of central records of counterintelligence information;
(d) Submilling to the President an overall annual assessment of the relative threat to United States interests from intelligence and security services of foreign powers and from international terrorist activities, including an assessment of the effectiveness of the United States counterintelligence activities; and
(e) Approving counterintelligence activities which, under such standards as may be established by the President, require SCC approval.
1-305. Required Membership. The SCC shall discharge the responsibilities assigned by sections 1-302 through 1-304 only after consideration in a meeting at which all designated members are present or, in unusual circumstances when any such member is unavailable, when a designated representative of the member attends.
1-306. Additional Duties. The SCC shall also:
(a) Conduct an annual review of ongoing special activities and sensitive national foreign intelligence collection operations and report thereon to the NSC; and
(b) Carry out such other coordination and review activities as the President
1-307. Appeals. Any member of the SCC may appeal any decision to the
1-401. Establishment and Duties. There is established a National Foreign
(a) Production, review, and coordination of national foreign intelligence;
1-402. Membership. The NFIB shall be chaired by the Director of Central
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1-501. Establishment. There is established a National Intelligence Tasking
. The NITC shall be staffed jointly by civilian and military
. The NITC shall be the central mechanism by which
(a) Translates national foreign intelligence requirements and priorities developed by the PRC into specific collection objecuives and targets for the Intelligence Community;
(b) Assigns targets and objectives to national foreign intelligence collection organizations and systems;
(c) Ensures the rimely dissemination and exploitation of data for national foreign intelligence purposes gathered by national foreign intelligence collec. tion means, and ensures the resulting intelligence flow is routed immediately to relevant components and commands;
(d) Provides advisory tasking concerning collection of national foreign intelligence to departments and agencies having information collection capabilities or intelligence assets that are not a part of the National Foreign Intelligence Program. Particular emphasis shall be placed on increasing the contribution of departments or agencies to the collection of information through overt means.
1-503. Resolution of Conflicts. The NITC shall have the authority to resolve
1-504. Transfer of Authority. All responsibilities and authorities of the Direc.
1-601. Duties. The Director of Central Intelligence shall be responsible
(a) Act as the primary adviser to the President and the NSC on national foreign intelligence and provide the President and other officials in the Executive Branch with national foreign intelligence;
(b) Be the head of the CIA and of such staff elements as may be required for discharge of the Director's Intelligence Community responsibilities;
(c) Act, in appropriate consultation with the departments and agencies, as the Intelligence Community's principal spokesperson to the Congress, the news media and the public, and facilitate the use of national foreign intelligence products by the Congress in a secure manner;
(d) Develop, consistent with the requirements and priorities established by the PRC, such objectives and guidance for the Intelligence Community as will
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enhance capabilities for responding to expected future needs for national foreign intelligence;
(e) Promote the development and maintenance of services of common concern by designated foreign intelligence organizations on behalf of the Intelligence Community;
(1) Ensure implementation of special activities;
(g) Formulate policies concerning intelligence arrangements with foreign governments, and coordinate intelligence relationships between agencies of the Intelligence Community and the intelligence or internal security services of foreign governments;
(h) Conduct a program to protect against overclassification of foreign intelligence information;
(i) Ensure the establishment by the Intelligence Community of common security and access standards for managing and handling foreign intelligence systems, information and producıs;
(1) Participate in the development of procedures required to be approved by the Attorney General governing the conduct of intelligence activities;
(k) Establish uniform criteria for the determination of relative priorities for the transmission of critical national foreign intelligence, and advise the Secretary of Defense concerning the communications requirements of the Intelligence Community for the transmission of such intelligence;
(1) Provide appropriate intelligence to departments and agencies not within the Intelligence Community, and
(m) Establish appropriate committees or other advisory groups to assist in the execution of the foregoing responsibilities.
1-602. National Foreign Intelligence Program Budget. The Director of Central Intelligence shall, to the extent consistent with applicable law, have full and exclusive authority for approval of the National Foreign Intelligence Program budget submitced to the President. Pursuant to this authority:
(2) The Director of Central Intelligence shall provide guidance for program and budget development to program managers and heads of component activities and to department and agency heads;
(b) The heads of departments and agencies involved in the National Foreign Intelligence Program shall ensure timely development and submission to the Director of Central Intelligence of proposed national programs and budgets in the format designated by the Director of Central Intelligence, by the program managers and heads of component activities, and shall also ensure that the Director of Central Intelligence is provided, in a timely and responsive manner, all information necessary to perform the Director's program and budget respons sibilities;
(c) The Director of Central Intelligence shall review and evaluate the national program and budget submissions and, with the advice of the NFIB and the departments and agencies concerned, develop the consolidated National Foreign Intelligence Program budget and present it to the President through the Office of Management and Budget;
(d) The Director of Central Intelligence shall present and justify the National Foreign Intelligence Program budget to the Congress;
(e) The heads of the departments and agencies shall, in consultation with the Director of Central Intelligence, establish rates of obligation for appropriated funds;
(0The Director of Central Intelligence shall have full and exclusive authority for reprogramming National Foreign Intelligence Program funds, in accord with guidelines established by the Office of Management and Budget, but shall do so only after consultation with the head of the department affected and appropriate consultation with the Congress;
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