"This Instruction: a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for OSINT [Open Source Intelligence ] operations within the Department of Defense in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 (Reference (a)) and responsibilities pursuant to DoDD 5105.21 (Reference (b)). b. Incorporates and cancels Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)) Memorandum (Reference (c)). c. Conforms to and is consistent with the law and Presidential guidance concerning the authorities and responsibilities of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) according to Public Law 108-458 (Reference (d)), Executive Order 12333 (Reference (e)), and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 301 (Reference (f)). d. Establishes the DoD Open Source Council (DOSC) as the primary governance mechanism for DoD OSINT."
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