Writing Classified and Unclassified Papers for National Security

Writing Classified and Unclassified Papers for National Security is designed to serve as a style guide for those in the intelligence profession and for those aspiring to that career and pursuing studies in intelligence, national security, ...

Author: James S. Major

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810862786

Category: Reference

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Since 9/11, the profession of intelligence has come under increased scrutiny. Written products have been criticized for lack of clarity or for unconvincing arguments. Nations have gone to war based on what was considered the best available intelligence, only to learn later that it had been flawed. A lack of standards for written products across the Intelligence Community has adversely impacted those products and those who depend upon them. Writing Classified and Unclassified Papers for National Security is designed to serve as a style guide for those in the intelligence profession and for those aspiring to that career and pursuing studies in intelligence, national security, homeland security, or homeland defense. It provides essential information and guidelines regarding the preparation of written products to satisfy the intended consumers. This desktop reference is essential for career intelligence professionals and as a reference book for students.

Intelligence and Information Policy for National Security

SECURITY AND PROFESSIONAL INTELLIGENCE EDUCATION SERIES (SPIES
) Series Editor: Jan Goldman In this post–September 11, 2001, era there has
been ... Writing Classified and Unclassified Papers for National Security, by
James ...

Author: Jan Goldman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442260177

Category: Political Science

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Building on Goldman’s Words of Intelligence and Maret’s On Their Own Terms this is a one-stop reference tool for anyone studying and working in intelligence, security, and information policy. This comprehensive resource defines key terms of the theoretical, conceptual, and organizational aspects of intelligence and national security information policy. It explains security classifications, surveillance, risk, technology, as well as intelligence operations, strategies, boards and organizations, and methodologies. It also defines terms created by the U.S. legislative, regulatory, and policy process, and routinized by various branches of the U.S. government. These terms pertain to federal procedures, policies, and practices involving the information life cycle, national security controls over information, and collection and analysis of intelligence information. This work is intended for intelligence students and professionals at all levels, as well as information science students dealing with such issues as the Freedom of Information Act.

Handbook of Warning Intelligence

Assessing the Threat to National Security Cynthia M. Grabo Jan Goldman.
Scarecrow ... Writing Classified and Unclassified Papers for National Security : A
Scarecrow Professional Intelligence Educational Series Manual , by James S.
Major .

Author: Cynthia M. Grabo

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000068151102

Category: History

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Handbook of Warning Intelligence: Assessing the Threat to National Security was written during the Cold War and classified for 40 years, this manual is now available to scholars and practitioners interested in both history and intelligence. Cynthia Grabo, author of the abridged version, Anticipating Surprise: Analysis for Strategic Warning, goes into detail on the fundamentals of intelligence analysis and forecasting. The book discusses the problems of military analysis, problems of understanding specific problems of political, civil and economic analysis and assessing what it means for analysts to have "warning judgment."

Conducting Post World War II National Security Research in Executive Branch Records

in writing A Hollow Threat : The Strategic Air Command and Containment Before
Korea , ( 2 ) background materials collected by Dr . Murray Green on General ...
The Truman Library has the personal papers of Thomas Finletter ( Secretary of
the Air Force from 1950 – 1953 ) and the personal papers of Stuart ... Although
many of the items are declassified , some significant portions remain classified .

Author: James E. David

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:39015053390418

Category: History

Page: 266

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Provides considerable information on the location, nature, and public accessibility of White House and agency national security-related records.

National Journal

National Journal's staff analyzes actions, decisions and proposals by federal
agencies and interest groups for this section. ... it is designed to tighten
regulations for classifying documents concerning national security and foreign
affairs and to provide ... If, after 30 years, a document still is classified, it
automatically will be declassified unless the head of the originating agency
directs in writing that it remain ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015033857643

Category: Legislation

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Law Library Journal

When a National Security Decision Memorandum or Directive is made public or
declassified , the National Security Council forwards either the full text or what is
... Inquiries regarding classified or nonpublic documents from the Kennedy
administration to the present should be directed in writing to : Director Information
Policy and Security Review National Security Council Washington , D.C. 20506
As your ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B3760084

Category: Law

Page:

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Vols. 1- include Proceedings of the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries.

Freedom of Information Center Report

The libraries cannot declassify documents that originated in other agencies even
if a president donated the documents – until ... but she criticizes the system
whereby agencies must approve the release of documents declassified by
libraries . ... 56 Before visiting a library , investigators should write in advance ,
stating their research interests and requesting a list of the ... has documents
ranging from correspondence between foreign leaders and summaries of
National Security Council ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105061157975

Category: Freedom of information

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National Security Law

I do not believe . . . that the Agency has any authority to censor its employees '
publication of unclassified information on the basis of ... Moreover , even if such a
wide - ranging prior restraint would be good national security policy , I would
have great ... Haynesworth considered Justice Harlan ' s dissenting opinion in the
Pentagon Papers case to be the ruling opinion . ... in search of classified
information before it is published is bound to have an inhibiting effect on the
author ' s writing .

Author: Stephen Dycus

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105060169609

Category: Political Science

Page: 917

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This second edition provides a thorough exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues of national security blended with cases, notes, and questions with a wide range of provocative original material. In four sections, NATIONAL SECURITY LAW, Second Edition, presents a coherent, historically-based review of the legal process concerning United States efforts to defend the nation, from the constitutional assignment of authority To The right of Congress to obtain national security data from the executive. Introductory chapters review the separation of powers among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government and introduce the topics of U.S. treaty law And The enforcement of public international law principles in domestic courts. A unit on the use of military force abroad considers 'general' or unlimited war, 'imperfect' or limited conflicts, and 'covert' war the internal security unit addresses domestic use of the military, emergency powers, terrorism And The war on drugs, intelligence surveillance and disruption, and security clearances. Finally, The unit on access to sensitive information covers the Freedom of Information Act, state secrets, press access To The battlefield, censorship, espionage, and related topics. Extensive cross-references and an excellent index are included.The authors incorporate recent developments regarding: The end of the Cold War, The Persian Gulf War, U.S. troops as peacekeepers, reform of the intelligence oversight laws, The rising threat of domestic terrorism, And The continuing controversy over gays in the military. In addition, The second edition features an entirely new chapter on the intersection of domestic and international laws concerning national security, with particular attention To The growing reliance on United Nations authority for U.S. action.

Archive library Relations

A Pentagon security expert told Congress in 1971 that the government had 20
million classified documents on file ... as it serves some public official ' s purposes
, or the access to documents allowed selected individuals for the writing of
memoirs ... While all documents over thirty years old are intended to be
declassified , any agency head may use the national security argument to
prolong a classification .

Author: Robert L. Clark

Publisher: New York : Bowker

ISBN: UOM:39015074108914

Category: Archives

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Immigration Law Service

( a ) Information shall be declassified or downgraded as soon as national security
considerations permit . Agencies shall coordinate their review of classified
information with other agencies that have a direct interest in the subject matter . ...
the originator's successor ; a supervisory official of either ; or officials delegated
such authority in writing by the agency head or the senior agency ... of the United
States , and ( 2 ) classified presidential papers or records under the Archivist's
control .

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Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951002550348S

Category: Emigration and immigration law

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Archives Manuscripts

To reclassify previously open information , the agency must state in writing both
that the information requires protection in the interest of national security and that
... Instead , a researcher seeking access to classified material in nonfederal
hands would have to write to the agency that ... challenging the NSA ' s authority
to order the library to prohibit access to previously available unclassified
documents .

Author: Gary M. Peterson

Publisher: Society of Amer Archivists

ISBN: UOM:39015035341927

Category: Archives

Page: 112

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Security Classification as a Problem in the Congressional Role in Foreign Policy

One example , related to military security demands that certain aspects of
weapons capabilities be classified , follows : In ... 53 Once a paper has been
classified SECRET or TOP SECRET , bureaucratic inertia adds to the already
strong propensity to “ protect ” the national security by maintaining that
classification for an unnecessarily long period of time . Richard J. Levine , writing
in the Wall Street Journal of June 25 , 1971 , pointed out that : Today almost 26
years after the end of ...

Author: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105045323834

Category: Security classification (Government documents)

Page: 41

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Peace is Possible

The discussion will necessarily rest on unclassified information . It is unfortunate
that so many of the facts concerning this most important problem are classified ,
but that is the situation at ... We believe , however , that a Soviet military
technologist , writing from the point of view of the U . S . S . R . , could write an
almost identical paper . Today as never before national security involves
technical questions .

Author: Elizabeth Jay Hollins

Publisher: Penguin Group

ISBN: UCAL:B3988416

Category: Peace

Page: 339

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Signals

Our security includes the “ preservation of our national culture , of our way of life [
and ] of the conditions which permit the pursuit of ... Author John Petersen agrees
, writing that “ the government's fixation on tightly controlled classified information
, for example ... missing the collapse of the Soviet Union , indications of which
were freely available in open , unclassified literature . " His paper , “ Staying in
the National Security Business : New Roles for the U.S. Military , " was included
in the ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105029382798

Category: Communications, Military

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Security and Loyalty Reporter

A Manual of Government and Industrial Security Bureau of National Affairs (
Arlington, Va.) ... The transcript does not include classified information submitted
to the board , but can include an unclassified summary . n . ... ( 2 ) For this
program , documentary information includes not only the actual papers , books ,
lists and other written instruments and photostatic copies of any written
instruments but also ...

Author: Bureau of National Affairs (Arlington, Va.)

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063259910

Category: Industries

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Symposium National Security and Civil Liberties

23 The Directive requires hundreds of thousands of federal employees with
access to classified data to sign ... 2 , 7 ( June 1983 ) . contained in the writing is
unclassified , unimportant , already ... newspaper columns , magazine articles ,
letters to the editor , pamphlets and scholarly papers by officials with access to S .
C . I ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063783752

Category: Civil rights

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U S News World Report

The National Archives says it holds 80,000 cubic feet of classified military
documents, perhaps 200 million pages' worth; that does not ... The Army is now
giving it another look to see if its release would "damage" national security, the
legal standard for classification. ... a new category of "Unclassified Controlled
Nuclear Information" that allows unclassified information to be treated as if it were
classified. ... If you fit the bill, love power plays and proxy fights, then write to this
wealthy CEO.

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015021425825

Category: United States

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AHA Perspectives

NCC ADVOCACY UPDATE By Page Putnam Miller , Director of the National
Coordinating Committee for the Promotion ... New Draft Order on Classification /
Declassification o n March 17 the National Security Council and the Information
Security ... of this Order , all classified information more than twenty - five years
old shall be automatically declassified whether or not it ... Consequently ,
scholars have not had access to many of the documents crucial to writing
accurate and objective ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015075747694

Category: History

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