Presidential Directive

(redirected from National Security Action Memoranda)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Presidential Directive - a directive issued by the President of the United States; usually addressed to all heads of departments and agencies
directive - a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity; "the boss loves to send us directives"
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Kennedy administration developed the NSC policy papers into a series called National Security Action Memoranda (NSAM).
Earlier national security directives relating to continuity of government include Presidential Directive (PD) 58, "Continuity of Government," issued June 30, 1980, by President Jimmy Carter; two National Security Decision Memoranda (NSDM) issued by President Richard Nixon, NSDM 201, "Contingency Planning," issued January 5, 1973, and NSDM 8, "Crisis Anticipation and Management," issued March 21, 1969; and two National Security Action Memoranda (NSAM) issued by President John F.
Planning for a Conventional Response during the Cuban Missile Crisis," Security Studies 1 (Winter 1991): 329; McGeorge Bundy memorandum to the Secretaries of State and Defense, "Training of Cuban Nationals" 25 April 1961, National Security Files, box 329, National Security Action Memoranda, John F.

Full browser ?