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National security act of 1947

United States

National security act of 1947

(Public law 253, 80th Congress, July 26, 1947 (61 Stat. 495)) as amended through September 20, 1966

by United States

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Organization,
  • United States -- Defenses

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: 89th Cong., 2d sess. Senate committee print

    Statementprepared for the Committeee on Armed Services, United States Senate
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 76 p. ;
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15259599M

      Signed into law on this date, the National Security Act of incorporated disparate defense agencies under a comprehensive bureaucratic structure. Proposed by President Harry S. Truman, the legislation created a National Security Council of seven permanent members, a permanent staff headed by an appointed civilian Executive Secretary, and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). . / Heidi B. Demarest --The durable national security act / Richard K. Betts --Improving strategic assessment in the executive branch: lessons from the scholarly literature / Risa A. Brooks --Bent but not broken?: inter-branch politics, checks and balances, and the contemporary national security state / Douglas L. Kriner --Contradictions in U.S.

    The Answer: Both entities were established by the the National Security Act of , signed on J , by President Harry S. act, which took effect on September 18 of that year, also created the National Security Council and the United States Air Force.. The Departments of War and Navy were combined to form the National Military Establishment; this became the Department of. The National Security State or Doctrine, generally referrs to the ideology and institutions (CIA, Dept. of Defense) established by the National Security Act of , an enduring legacy of then President Harry S. Truman, in support of his doctrine "to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.".

    Seeking to modernize and strengthen the nation’s defenses, Congress passed the National Security Act in July The act brought the Army, Navy, and Air Force together as the National Military Establishment (later renamed the Department of Defense) under the Secretary of Defense. It established the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency under the executive branch.   The National Security Act of , Pub. L. No. , 80 Cong., 61 Stat. (J ), signed by U.S. President Harry S. Truman realigned and reorganized the United States’ armed forces, foreign policy, and Intelligence Community apparatus in the aftermath of World War II.


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(Public Law of J ; 61 STAT. ) An Act To promote the national security by providing for a Secretary of Defense; for a National Military Establishment; for a Department of the Army, a Department of the Navy, and a Department of the Air Force; and for the coordination of the activities of the National Military Establishment with other departments and agencies of the Government.

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