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1

Values, attitudes, beliefs

Cultural perspective related to decision making

2

Constitutional Framework for National Security

Congress (Article I), Congress (Article I, Section 8), President (Article II), President (Article II, Section 2), Article IV, Section 4, Amendments II, III, IV.

3

Advantage and disadvantage

Checks & balances (diffusion of power), active debate on public policy; lack of expediency, slow cumbersome process.

4

National Security Act 1947

established the basis for integrationg political, military and intelligence functions into the nation security policy process.

5

NSA 1947 Ammended

created DoD service secretaries, created CJCS to preside over JCS; JCS remained a corporate body.

6

National Security Organization - structure and process

President, Vice President, SoS, SoE, SoD (statutory members); DNI, CJCS (statutory advisors); SoT, AG, SoHS, WHCoS, UN Rep, NSA (Members added by Obama Admin); WHC (invited), Deputy NSA (always attend)

7

President

appoint members,

8

DoS

diplomacy - building of coalition, support for moving forward, strategic communication.

9

Is the NSC flexible or changed

yes

10

Homeland Security Council

works with HSC

11

Inter-agency process and organization

NSC, Principles Committee (NSC/PC): NSA - chair; Deputies Committee (NSC/DC): DNSA - chair; Inter-agency Policy Committees (NSC/IPC) - day to day operations. Information flows upwards!