What does national security council mean?

Definitions for national security council

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word national security council.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. National Security Council, NSC(noun)

    a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency

Freebase

  1. National Security Council

    A National Security Council is usually an executive branch governmental body responsible for coordinating policy on national security issues and advising chief executives on matters related to national security. An NSC is often headed by a national security advisor and staffed with senior-level officials from military, diplomatic, intelligence, law enforcement and other governmental bodies. The functions and responsibilities of an NSC at the strategic state level are different from those of the United Nations Security Council, which is more of a diplomatic forum. Occasionally a nation will be ruled by a similarly named body, such as "the National Security Committee" or "Council for National Security". These bodies are often a result of the establishment or preservation of a military dictatorship, do not always have statutory approval, and are usually intended to have transitory or provisional powers. See also: coup d'état.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. National Security Council

    A governmental body specifically designed to assist the President in integrating all spheres of national security policy. The President, Vice President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense are statutory members. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Director, Central Intelligence Agency; and the

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of national security council in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of national security council in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Representative Mac Thornberry:

    Now we hear reports of National Security Council staffers running misinformation campaigns targeted at Congress and the press.

  2. Anita McBride:

    It's crucial to homeland and American security abroad that there be a seamless inter-agency process at the National Security Council.

  3. Pragmatist Rouhani:

    The Supreme National security Council will closely monitor the other party regarding fulfilling its commitments ... We will make appropriate decision for suitable reaction as well.

  4. Representative Mac Thornberry:

    All of President( Barack) Obama’s former Defense Secretaries have complained about micromanagement by the National Security Council, i have personally heard from troops on the frontlines who have received intimidating calls from junior White House staffers.

  5. Greg Miller:

    If this was all so above-board and not problematic in any way, why did the National Security Council coming out of this meeting feel it was necessary to contact the CIA director and the director of the National Security Agency to give them a heads' up on what Trump had just told the Russians?

Images & Illustrations of national security council

  1. national security council

Translation

Find a translation for the national security council definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these national security council definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"national security council." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/national security council>.

Are we missing a good definition for national security council? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for national security council:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.