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U.S. Intelligence Law

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Compilations of Primary Sources

Primary sources governing the U.S. Intelligence Community include the United States Constitution, statutes, directives, executive orders, regulations and agency documents. The following two sources provide the most important of these (unclassified) legal authorities:

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  • Executive power -- United States
  • Freedom of Information -- United States
  • Information Technology -- Government Policy -- United States
  • Intelligence Service -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Intelligence Service
  • Internet -- Government Policy -- United States
  • Privacy, Right of -- United States
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation
  • War and emergency powers -- United States

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