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- Abu Zubaydah : The first High Value Detainee captured by the United States; believed to be a senior al-Qaeda logistics and travel facilitator, and possibly a counterintelligence officer
- Critical infrastructure : Those private, local government, and national government function necessary for the continuing operation of a society
- Director of Central Intelligence : Formerly, the U.S. official that headed both the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States intelligence community; the responsibility is now split between the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (currently Leon Panetta) and the Director of National Intelligence (currently Dennis Blair)
- Enhanced interrogation techniques : Coercive interrogation techniques, originally used on U.S. High Value Detainees believed to have critical information on potential terrorism, which are controversial as to whether they violated U.S. and international law
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Extraordinary rendition, U.S., Bill Clinton Administration : Extraordinary rendition of suspects of counterterrorism programs in the Clinton Administration, with brief U.S. interrogation but primary coercive interrogation in third countries
- Extraordinary rendition, U.S. : General United States policy and laws regarding the transfer of a person of interest to another country, without going through formal international extradition but possibly through other administrative hearings
- Federal Bureau of Investigation : The principal U.S. Federal police agency, part of the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States intelligence community, who has arrest authority, and is the primary authority for a variety of domestic crimes, civilian counterespionage within the United States, and organized crime
- High Value Detainee : Terrorist suspects in U.S. custody, considered to have critical information, for which the Central Intelligence Agency was authorized to use interrogation techniques beyond those normally permitted
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- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- International extradition : The process by which one country asks the overt judicial system of another country to surrender, to the first country, a person resident in the second, to face criminal proceedings in the first country
- Jay Bybee : Currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a law professor, he was Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Legal Counsel in the George W. Bush Administration, and had a prominent role in legal opinions related to interrogation of prisoners
- Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs : An organization dedicated to advancing the strategic relationship between the US and Israel, with military exchanges, education and research
- Jose Padilla : An American citizen, convicted in 2007 of conspiring to assist in terrorism in foreign countries, who was originally arrested in 2002 by U.S. law enforcement, transferred by Presidential order to military custody and interrogation, and, as a result of Padilla v. Rumsfeld, sent back to civilian jurisdiction
- Michael Berkow : Attorney and police officer; the first outside sworn deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), heading the commands the Professional Standards Bureau, responsible for all police misconduct and corruption investigations as well as the Critical Incident Investigation Division; previously police chief in three other cities; Police Project Manager for U.S. Department of Justice police training in Latin America, and in Somalia and Haiti; advisory council, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
- National intelligence organizations : Organizations for intelligence collection and analysis, which are responsive to overall national needs rather than to the needs of a specific military service or specific mission (e.g., terrorism); they may, however, be oriented to specific collection or analysis disciplines
- Office of Legal Counsel : Within the U.S. Department of Justice, the office that gives legal opinions on complex interagency and constitutional matters to the rest of the Executive Branch, including the Counsel to the President and the Attorney General
- State secrets privilege : A legal doctrine, explicit in the U.S. but with comparable rules in other countries, which allows the suppression of evidence, or the blocking of a trial, if that would unavoidably cause the disclosure of information deemed critical to national security
- Steven Bradbury : A U.S. lawyer who served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel between 2005 and 2009 during the George W. Bush Administration; he is now in private practice
- United States cabinet : The most senior committee of the executive branch of the United States government.