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Headquarters

The administrative headquarters of an organization. The headquarters maintains all paperwork and other documents for the organization's operations. It is also where the organization conducts many of its major meetings.
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Keizai Antei Honbu (The Headquarters for Economic Stabilization) 1950 Keizai Genkyo Hokoku: Antei Keikakuka no Nihon Keizai (Report on Current Economic Condition: Japanese Economy under the Stabilization Plan).
In the early 1950s, the Keizai Antei Honbu (the Headquarters for Economic Stabilization) was a center for economic policy and was later transformed into the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
Instead, Japan maintains a fairly decentralized intelligence system that centers on a "three pillar" institutional arrangement comprising the CIRO, the Public Security Intelligence Agency (Koan Chosacho or PSIA), and the Defense Intelligence Headquarters (Joho Honbu or DIH) (Oros 2002).