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National Security Presidential Memorandum 2—President Trump’s NSC and HSC | Lawfare

National Security Presidential Memorandum 2—President Trump’s NSC and HSC | Lawfare

The White House has just released National Security Presidential Memorandum 2 (NSPM-2), which defines the organization and functions of President Trump’s National Security Council (NSC) and Homeland Security Council (HSC). Every President issues a series of national security directives, which are essentially executive orders on national security issues. Some are classified and some are unclassified.  Each Administration chooses a different nomenclature for their national security directives. Republican Presidents traditionally use names beginning with “N” while Democratic Presidents generally use names beginning with “P”: President…

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