POS364_NationalSecurityUmbrella

POS364_NationalSecurityUmbrella - The United States...

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The United States National Security Umbrella 1 The United States National Security Umbrella CIA- Central Intelligence Agency https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/strategic-intent-2007-2011.html -the nation’s “first line of defense” -collects information that reveals the intentions and capabilities of the United States’ enemies to provide “basis for decision and action” -Align mission, activities, and capabilities with the National Intelligence Strategy. -Conducting covert action at the direction of the President to preempt threats or achieve US policy objectives. NRO- National Reconnaissance Office http://www.nro.gov/index.html -builds and operates U.S. reconnaissance satellites -help warn of potential trouble spots around the world, aid in planning military operations -NRO conducts other activities as directed by the Secretary of Defense and/or the Director of National Intelligence. DIA- Defense Intelligence Agency http://www.dia.mil/ - Provide timely, objective, and cogent military intelligence to war fighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers. - use of highly skilled intelligence professionals and technology to discover information, provide warning, identify opportunities, and deliver overwhelming advantage to our defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers. -Dedication, Strength, and Urgency of Purpose to provide for our nation's defense. NSA- National Security Agency http://www.nsa.gov/about/about00006.cfm -Dominate global cryptology, -Secure national security systems -Connect people, sensors, systems, and information on a global scale, and -Leverage unique relationships with government, industry, academia and foreign partners. OSD- Office of the Secretary of Defense http://www.defenselink.mil/odam/omp/pubs/GuideBook/osd.htm -Develop and promulgate policies in support of United States national security objectives. -Develop appropriate evaluation mechanisms to provide effective supervision of policy implementation and program execution at all levels of the Department. -Conduct analyses, develop policies, provide advice, make recommendations, and issue guidance on Defense plans and programs. -Inform appropriate organizations and personnel of new and significant trends or initiatives in assigned areas of functional responsibilities.
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The United States National Security Umbrella 2 NNSA- National Nuclear Security Administration http://www.nnsa.doe.gov/aboutnnsa.htm#strategic - Strengthen national security through the military application of nuclear energy and by reducing the global threat from terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. - To maintain and enhance the safety, reliability, and performance of the United States nuclear weapons stockpile, including the ability to design, produce, and test, in order to meet national security requirements. - promote international nuclear safety and nonproliferation.
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