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National Security Council

Definitions

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  • noun a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency

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Examples

  • Behind him, Tommy Vietor, 30, who now carries the title National Security Council spokesman, occupies a small office - awarded by lottery - and talks about Egypt into a Time-Life operators-standing-by headphone.

    As Gibbs leaves, his White House press office staff faces uncertain future

  • That's why we called a National Security Council meeting.

    Manuel L. Quezon III: The Daily Dose

  • Whitehall's new National Security Council, which is chaired by Prime Minister David Cameron, has begun sifting through the results of a closely held four-month review by top civilian and military officials of ways to reshape Britain's forces in light of the country's budget crunch.

    An Ally in Exile?

  • In a swipe at Mr. Allawi, Mr. Maliki revealed that he was planning to beef up the authority of an existing advisory body known as the National Security Council and make it answerable to him personally in his capacity as commander-in-chief of the armed forces.

    Iraqi Prime Minister Pushes to Bolster Power

  • Spokesmen for the White House's National Security Council, which is conducting the review, and the CIA said they couldn't confirm or comment on the review.

    U.S. Plans New Drone Attacks in Pakistan

  • Everything then felt into place: Marine Corps General James Jones was named National Security Advisor (N.B.: The national security adviser heads the National Security Council, which is the part of the White House structure that deals with foreign policy), and Bush's Defense Secretary Robert Gates was asked to remain at his post.

    The Obama Enigma-Imperial Interventionism and Militarism

  • Former US secretary of state Colin Powell himself has repeatedly noted that the National Security Council was the centre of activity with respect to the introduction of torture and has urged those pursuing the issue to press for full disclosure of NSC materials.

    The torture trail: Lincoln or Ford?

  • And it's going to be housed, overseen by the National Security Council, which is non-operational.

    CNN Transcript Aug 30, 2009

  • She also got assurances that she will have direct access to the President and will not have to go through his foreign policy advisers on the National Security Council, which is where many of her critics in the Obama team are expected to end up.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Hillary plays hardball

  • She also got assurances that she will have direct access to the President and will not have to go through his foreign policy advisers on the National Security Council, which is where many of her critics in the Obama team are expected to end up. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Hillary plays hardball

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