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- Allen Dulles : U.S. intelligence official, with senior roles in the Office of Strategic Services, and serveed as Director of Central Intelligence from 1952 to 1961.
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- Central Intelligence Agency : The principal civilian intelligence organization of the United States, specializing in all-source intelligence analysis, clandestine human-source intelligence, and covert action.
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : The senior member of the uniformed services of the United States, statutory senior military adviser to the President and Secretary of Defense; currently Admiral Mike Mullen; policy developer and adviser not in the operational chain of command
- Clandestine human-source intelligence and covert action : Intelligence and military special operations functions that either should be completely secret (i.e., clandestine: the existence of which is not known outside the relevant government circles), or simply cannot be linked to the sponsor (i.e., covert: it is known that sabotage is taking place, but its sponsor is unknown).
- Defense Intelligence Agency : One of the members of the United States intelligence community, charged with providing national-level analysis specifically relevant for military needs, and being the focal point for measurement and signature intelligence
- Department of the Navy (United States) : A civilian component of the U.S. Department of Defense, responsible for management of Naval and Marine policy and procurement
- Federal Emergency Management Agency : Under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the lead operating agency for emergency response to disasters, accidents and attacks affecting the civilian population
- George W. Bush Administration : The policies and acts during the presidency of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States of America
- Henry Kissinger : (1923—) American academic, diplomat, and simultaneously Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Secretary of State in the Nixon Administration; promoted realism (foreign policy) and détente with China and the Soviet Union; shared 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for ending the Vietnam War; Director, Atlantic Council
- Joint Chiefs of Staff : The staff committee of the most senior members of the U.S. military services, charged with policy advice, doctrinal development, and preparedness rather than operational control of forces
- Joint Staff (U.S.) : A U.S. planning staff organization directly supporting the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in policy and doctrinal development, not command and control of military operations
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- National Security Agency : An organization within the United States Department of Defense, with the dual roles of the principal signals intelligence agency in the United States intelligence community, but also having the responsibility for information assurance of military, diplomatic, and other critical communications.
- National Security Council : Both the senior foreign policy committee of principal officers of the executive branch of the United States of America, chaired by the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and, by extension, the professional staff reporting to the Assistant
- Office of Strategic Services : The United States' first unified agency for clandestine intelligence collection, all-source intelligence analysis and covert action
- Open source intelligence : Obtaining information, to be used in intelligence analysis, from sources available to the public. such as radio and television broadcasts, web sites, books, and similar materials.
- Secretary of War : The cabinet officer who directed the War Department, U.S.; the position was abolished with the consolidation of the military by the National Security Act of 1947, although the Secretary of the Army is the inheritor of some of the functions of the office
- Secretary of the Navy (U.S.) : U.S. civilian official, of Assistant Secretary of Defense rank, who heads the U.S. Department of the Navy and to whom the Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandant of the Marine Corps report
- Signals intelligence at the start of the Cold War : Signals intelligence technology and history between 1945 and 1954
- Staff (military) : A military organization to extend the capabilities of a commander, by providing services from personal assistance to presenting alternative plans and managing the details of warfare
- Terrorism and U.S. Intelligence : Activities of the U.S. government to identify potential sources for the tactical use of terrorism, related to but distinct from intelligence on political insurgencies that may or may not use that tactic
- U.S. Department of Defense : The military forces of the United States and their supporting civil servants.
- United States Air Force : One of the uniformed services of the United States, with principal responsibility for land-based long-range and high-performance aircraft, as well as land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles
- United States Army Air Force : Substantially autonomous air arm of the United States Army prior to creation of the independent United States Air Force
- United States Secretary of Defense : The civilian official with authority over all personnel of the United States Department of Defense, currently Robert Gates
- War Department, U.S. : One of the three original cabinet departments of the U.S.A., created by the Congress in 1789.