Flashcards in C206 Deck (11):
Values, attitudes, beliefs
Cultural perspective related to decision making
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.
Advantage and disadvantage
Checks & balances (diffusion of power), active debate on public policy; lack of expediency, slow cumbersome process.
National Security Act 1947
established the basis for integrationg political, military and intelligence functions into the nation security policy process.
NSA 1947 Ammended
created DoD service secretaries, created CJCS to preside over JCS; JCS remained a corporate body.
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)
diplomacy - building of coalition, support for moving forward, strategic communication.
Is the NSC flexible or changed
Homeland Security Council
works with HSC