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Executive Order 12333 United States Intelligence Activities. _______________________________________________. Briefing for Congressional Oversight Committees July 2008. 1981 Presidential Order defined goals, directions, duties, and responsibilities with regard to U.S. intelligence efforts
Briefing for Congressional Oversight Committees
Part 1 – Established strategic goals for intelligence, defined roles and responsibilities for DNI, Department heads, and Intelligence Community elements
Part 2 - Privacy and civil liberties protections
Part 3 – Definitions
Modifications in 2003, 2004EO 12333: Background
Respond to direction that the President issue guidelines to ensure the DNI effectively executes responsibilities
Further respond to the 9/11 and WMD Commission recommendations
Take advantage of lessons learned from 3 years implementing intelligence reform, and unique IC experience of current agency and department heads
Establish an effective and durable framework for intelligence activitiesEO 12333 Revision: Why Now?
Implement additional recommendations of the 9/11 and WMD Commissions
Clarify and strengthen the role of the DNI as head of the Intelligence Community
Maintain or strengthen privacy and civil liberties protectionsExecutive Order 12333Revision Objectives
New definition of “National Intelligence” in IRTPA
DNI given authority to determine if information “pertains to more than one agency” in accordance w/ definition
DNI will develop Attorney General-approved guidelines for access to information held in other US Government Agencies
2. Selection & Removal of IC Element Heads
DNI concurrence or consultation role
DNI role will not interfere with DoD chain of command
DNI consultation role for USD(I)EO 12333 RevisionMajor Structural Changes
Community implements DNI directives
Procedures for Department heads to raise concerns if they see abrogation
4. Ensure Coordination of IC Intelligence Activities
Gives DNI the responsibility to issue overarching policies and procedures to ensure coordination of intelligence activities
Establish coordination thresholds; define types of activities to be coordinated; etc.
Specific roles for FBI, CIA; DNI may assign additional roles
DNI, in coordination with Department Head, shall develop procedures to govern acquisitions if majority funded by National Intelligence Program (NIP)EO 12333 RevisionMajor Structural Changes
DNI formulates IC policy for engagement with foreign intelligence and security services, and aligns efforts across the IC to achieve national security and intelligence objectives
CIA coordinates implementation
7. Functional Managers
Set training and tradecraft standards
Advise on resources, policies, collection gaps, etc.
Designated for SIGINT, HUMINT, GEOINT
DNI may designate othersEO 12333 RevisionMajor Structural Changes