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National Security Council

National Security Council   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
553 words

The National Security Council (NSC) is the unit of the Executive Office of the President that assists the

National Security Council

National Security Council   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

Since its origins in 1947, the interagency, cabinet‐level National Security Council (NSC) has played major roles, ranging from advising

NSC

NSC abbr.   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

National Security Council.

National Security Council

National Security Council   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
a group of cabinet-level advisers who advise the president, coordinate different aspects of policy, formulate and ratify policy decisions, and manage important initiatives. The entity ... More
National Security Council.

National Security Council.   Reference library

Anna Kasten Nelson

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
394 words
Established by the National Security Act of 1947, the National Security Council was created largely by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal, who wanted to ensure that civilian secretaries ... More

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