Alternate Title: NSDD 179: Task Force on Combatting Terrorism
NSDD 179 established a task force, to be headed by Vice President George Bush, to review and evaluate U.S. policy and programs in the counterterrorism area. In particular, the task force was to assess national priorities assigned to combat terrorism, especially concerning intelligence responsibilities; the assignment of responsibilities after a terrorist incident; and evaluate laws and law enforcement programs concerning terrorism.
NSDD 179; National Security Decision Directive 179
National Security Archive, George Washington Universtiy: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/