EO 12333 - Justin Anderson Dr Barnes CSC382 Week 3...

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Justin Anderson Dr. Barnes CSC382 September 29, 2016 Week 3 Assignment Agenda: Give a summary of each document. Then, state whether you agreed with Mr. Snowden’s actions and why. Please be prepared to discuss in class. EO 12333 (10 points) Executive Order 12,333 is composed of three parts: “Goals, Direction, Duties, and Responsibilities With Respect to the National Intelligence Effort”, “Conduct of Intelligence Activities”, and “General Provisions”. Part 1 Summary: “Goals, Direction, Duties, and Responsibilities With Respect to the National Intelligence Effort” The goals of this executive order is to develop policy for foreign, defense, and economic policy and protect the security of the United States from foreign threats. This order also made changes to the National Security Council established by the National Security Act of 1947. The goals of this order include making the most efficient and maximum effort for free exchange of information to aid in the intelligence of the United States. This document specifies the person who established the groups and functions of the groups that contribute to the efforts of United States Intelligence, he is called the Director of Central Intelligence. The Director of Central Intelligence is the primary adviser to the President and gives information to the Executive Branch officials on foreign intelligence. Part 1 of Executive Order 12,333 gives a huge amount of power to the Director of Central Intelligence. Part 2 Summary: “Conduct of Intelligence Activities” This part explicates the conduct of Intelligence Activities to collect information. The purpose of the Order is to enhance the way humans and computers collect information to counter terrorism. Part 2 reaffirms that the Director of Central Intelligence establishes the procedures to collect information to protect the interests of the United States. This includes information that “may indicate involvement in activities that may violate federal, state, local or foreign laws” and “necessary administrative purposes”. Section 2.4 specifies that the CIA may engage in electronic surveillance within the United States for the purposes of training, testing or implementing countermeasures for hostile surveillance. Section 2.5 gives the power to the Attorney General to use techniques that would require a warrant, without a warrant, under some weird condition.
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Section 2.6 authorizes groups in the Intelligence Communities to provide special equipment and
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  • Fall '16
  • Barnes
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, Director of Central Intelligence

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