National Security Council


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National Security Council

A governmental body specifically designed to assist the President in integrating all spheres of national security policy. The President, Vice President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense are statutory members. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Director, Central Intelligence Agency; and the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs serve as advisers. Also called NSC.
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Noun1.National Security Council - a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency
executive agency - an agency of the executive branch of government
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National Security Council

n (Am) → consiglio nazionale di sicurezza
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