National Security Decision Memorandum 253: Membership of the National Security Council Intelligence Committee [open pdf - 32KB]
Alternate Title: NSDM 253: Membership of the National Security Council Intelligence Committee
National Security Decision Memorandum 253 is directed to: the Secretary of Defense; the Secretary of the Treasury; the Attorney General; the Deputy Secretary of State; the Director of Central Intelligence; and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. "The President has decided that the membership of the National Security Council Intelligence Committee shall include an Under Secretary of the Treasury. The NSCIC, as established by the President's memorandum dated November 5, 1971. As stated in the President's November 5, 1971 memorandum, the NSCIC 'will give direction and guidance on national substantive intelligence needs and provide for a continuing evaluation of intelligence products from the viewpoint of the intelligence consumer."
National Security Decision Memorandum 253; NSDM 253
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