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national security

Definitions

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  • n. The safety of a country as managed through the exercise of economic and political power, intelligence agencies and diplomacy.

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Examples

  • He did, however, welcome the executive secretary of the NSC as an enlargement of the Presidential staff, choosing for the position Rear Admiral Sidney Souers, an experienced national security hand and St. Louis business executive.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Presidents have come to rely on the national security adviser as their point person to integrate the many different policy dimensionsdefense and diplomacy, international and homeland securityinto a coherent whole.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • He did not provide independent substantive advice, nor was his stature equal to that of Eisenhowers formal national security assistants, Bobby Cutler and later Gordon Gray.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The White House has become the locus of effective policymakingboth for foreign and national security matters and for economic and domestic policyand all the more so as the distinctions between these disparate policy spheres have increasingly blurred.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • At the very least, the Eisenhower NSCs process of coordinating, planning, discussing and educating created, in the words of a senior staff member, a network of relationships which constituted a national security community within the U.S. government.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The group included several former sectys. of state, national security advisors, distinguished nuclear scientists, the chiefs of staff, etc.

    An American Life

  • Indeed, though presidents have other senior aides for economics and the environment, they often rely on their national security advisers to coordinate these issues as wellbecause of the overlap with traditional security concerns and because presidents work more closely with, and hence have more trust in, this unique individual.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • 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.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Its first occupant, Robert Bobby Cutler, organized an elaborate interagency process featuring detailed policy papers covering essentially all significant national security issues.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The national security adviser: Hersh, The Price of Power, p.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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  • I think Noam Chomsky described it as "a euphemism for war against the domestic population."

    September 20, 2008

  • I'm sorry, SoG, I'm going to need to take down your Visa number. It's a matter of national security, you see. And I need a new wardrobe.

    October 30, 2007

  • This seems to be an excuse for practically anything!

    October 30, 2007