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National Security Council

A general term for a statutory or ad hoc committee in a country that forms policy and/or advises the chief executive on matters related to national security and foreign relations. National security councils vary by country, but ordinarily they consist of high ranking officials. In the United States, for example, the National Security Council includes the president, the vice president, the secretaries of State and Defense, and the national security advisor.
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The National Security Council was established in 1999, following Government Resolution 4889, "to serve as a centralized body for, and providing information to, the Prime Minister and the Government regarding issues of national security.
What: Simulated sessions of the National Security Council debating whether to go to war against Iraq.
Morning conference calls between CDC, FBI, HHS, the National Security Council, and state health authorities are set up.
In the December 1986 letter and a statement from its board of directors, the IIA discommended the National Security Council restrictions on public access and demanded that the defense community make public attempts to limit foreign access to public information.
It also provided an opportunity to discuss the draft of the national strategy for border security and the adoption of the draft decision on the establishment of standing committees in the National Security Council, the source said.
Partly addressing our national security concern, President Duterte convened the National Security Council (NSC).
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President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani presided over the meeting of the National Security Council this morning in Arg.
LAHORE -- Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has termed National Security Council (NSC) a failed experiment during former military ruler Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf's tenure, stressing the need for no more experimentation.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Prime Minister, General Commander of the Armed Forces, Haider Abadi chaired a meeting of the National Security Council to review the course of military operations in Al-Anbar.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (KUNA) -- US President Barack Obama has held talks with his National Security Council to discuss the implementation of the US strategy to counter the militant movement, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Previously, during ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad`s administration, the top nuclear negotiator for Iran was the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Sa'eid Jalili.

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