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- n. The permanent peacekeeping organ of the United Nations, composed of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and ten elected members.
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- proper n. The UN Security Council.
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- n. a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace
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The most important was entitled Reorganization of the National Security Council System, and signed by the president himself.
The change was at the topand within the National Security Council itself.
North Sudan's government has rejected a call from the U.N. Security Council to pull its troops out of the disputed Abyei region.
In an official sense, it began twelve years ago when, as faculty colleagues, we launched the National Security Council Project at the University of Marylands Center for International and Security Studies.
In February 1970, the president discussed the National Security Council System up front in the first of his annual reports to Congress on U.S. foreign policy.
Central was the National Security Council Review Group, chaired by the new national security adviser, Henry Kissinger, which would examine papers prior to their submission to the NSC and ensure that all realistic alternatives are presented.
Central to the story here, though, is the institution that would provide the organizational base for presidential national security advisers: the National Security Council NSC, established by the National Security Act of 1947.
At a National Security Council meeting on February 6, 1986, election eve in Manila, I made two decisions: To rid the Caribbean of a dictator and avoid civil war, we offered to spirit Jean-Claude Baby Doc Duvalier, with his family and a group of friends, out of Haiti and fly them on an air force jet to Paris.
The modern National Security Council dates back to that Eisenhower-Kennedy transition.
National Security Council meetings posed a similar threatthat Nixon would be cornered, confronted with strong pressure to do what he did not want to do, or not to do what he wanted to do, as in the case of the aircraft shot down by North Korea.