National Security Council

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National Security Council

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20504

Phone, 202-456-1414

Members:

The President George W. Bush

The Vice President Dick Cheney

The Secretary of State Colin L. Powell

The Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld

Statutory Advisers:

Director of Central Intelligence George J. Tenet

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers, USAF

Standing Participants:

The Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snow

U.S. Representative to the United Nations John D. Negroponte

Chief of Staff to the President Andrew H. Card, Jr.

Assistant to the President for National Security Condoleezza Rice

Affairs

Assistant to the President for Economic Policy Stephen Friedman

Officials:

Assistant to the President for National Security Condoleezza Rice

Affairs

Assistant to the President for National Security Steven Hadley

Affairs and Deputy National Security Adviser

Executive Secretary Gregory Schulte

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The National Security Council was established by the National Security Act of 1947, as amended (50 U.S.C. 402). The Council was placed in the Executive Office of the President by Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1949

(5 U.S.C. app.).

The National Security Council is chaired by the President. Its statutory members, in addition to the President, are the Vice President and the Secretaries of State and Defense. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the statutory military adviser to the Council, and the Director of Central Intelligence is its intelligence adviser. The Secretary of the Treasury, the U.S. Representative to the United...

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