Director of Central Intelligence

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the head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency


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Shultz and former Director of Central Intelligence P,.
Responsibility for the protection of national security information rests with the president of the United States through the director of Central Intelligence, who serves as the final authority surrounding the handling of information related to national security.
It will be a boon for the country if Goss ends up being the director of central intelligence with the shortest tenure in the CIA's history and if a thorough housecleaning of the U.
But because the CIA chief has not had budgetary or operational control over any agency save the CIA, he, in practice, has not been the director of central intelligence at all.
The 9/11 Commission has recommended several transformational changes, such as the establishment of a National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) for joint operational planning and joint intelligence and replacing the current Director of Central Intelligence with a National Intelligence Director (NID) to oversee national intelligence centers across the federal government.
A third would better insulate the director of central intelligence from politics by giving him or her a fixed term of, say, five to seven years.
Richard Helms, later to become Director of Central Intelligence, accepted this recommendation.
The 1997 establishment of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director of Central Intelligence Environment Center (whose duties have since been folded back into the agency's Office of Transnational Issues) signaled a growing concern among U.
Truman was trying to avoid in 1947 when he created the Central Intelligence Agency separate from the Pentagon, and made the CIA director of central intelligence as well.
Garnering information from various sources including former director of central intelligence James Woolsey, Garner tries to make sense of the tragedy that claimed thousands of lives, reports the New York Times.
If the CIA -the director of central intelligence -had said 'Take this out of the speech,' it would have been gone,' Rice said.
If the CIA, the director of Central Intelligence, had said 'Take this out of the speech', it would have been gone without question".
The Director of Central Intelligence, George Tenet, confirmed he had a "fix" on President Saddam Hussein.
National Intelligence Officer for Conventional Military Forces, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence.
Hearings Before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Nomination of William Webster to be Director of Central Intelligence, 100th Cong.
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