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National Security Directives

Memoranda issued by the president of the United States indicating how he/she intends to interpret and implement the law as it relates to national security. National security directives are approved by the National Security Council before they take effect. While they are not legislative, they have the force of law.
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Beginning with a discussion of nineteenth and early twentieth century operations, the work covers topics such as agendas for peacemaking in the 1990s, National Security Directive 74, intervention in Somalia, the Clinton administration and operations in the Balkan states, pre- and post-9/11 Bush administration policies, and current efforts at strategic draw down of forces and buildup of local capabilities in Afghanistan and Iraq.
He recommended that PMC members ensure that relevant senior career officials were able to carry out the continuity requirements established in joint National Security Directive no.
On October 2, 1989, President George Bush (the elder) issued National Security Directive (NSD) 26, declaring: "Normal relations between the United States and Iraq would serve our long-term interests and promote stability in both the Gulf and the Middle East.
The classified national security directive replaces the usual vague phrase "all of our options" used in public documents, with the specific threat of "nuclear weapons".
The classified national security directive replaces the phrase 'all of our options' used in public documents, with 'nuclear weapons', to make the threat clear.
The classified national security directive replaces the phrase ``all of our options'' used in public documents, with ``nuclear weapons'', to make the threat clear.
The US push for a diplomatic alliance with Iraq was enshrined in a National Security directive passed in November 1983, after Ira-nian advances in the eight-year war sparked fears that America's oil supply could be disrupted.
It has been indicated that during said period, the National Security Directive tortured and executed some 20 individuals.
counterdrug programs with the issuance of National Security Directive 18.
In October 1989, George Bush signed National Security Directive 26, which outlined U.
Nonetheless, on October 2nd President George Bush (the elder) issued National Security Directive (NSD) 26, declaring: "Normal relations between the United States and Iraq would serve our long-term interests and promote stability in both the Gulf and the Middle East.

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