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  • United States intelligence community [r]: The United States' intelligence agencies coordinated by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. [e]
  • Unitary executive theory [r]: A U.S. concept of constitutional law and politics, which believes that the President of the United States has a right, and indeed an obligation, to take certain actions without Congressional or Judicial checks and balances [e]
  • Special operations [r]: Military or paramilitary operations that differ from conventional operations in degree of physical and political risk, operational techniques, mode of employment, independence from friendly support, and dependence on detailed operational intelligence and indigenous assets; they are often controlled at a national or strategic level of command [e]
  • Classified information [r]: Material collected or created by a government that is subject to limitations on its release to the general public and may have penalties for its unauthorized release. [e]
    • Compartmented control system [r]: A set of controls, in addition to a regular national security classifications, that adds additional security restrictions to especially sensitive information [e]
  • Covert operation [r]: Military, intelligence, or political activity carried out in such a way that the identity of the sponsors of the operation is concealed or kept secret, although the existence of the operation is known [e]
  • Clandestine operation [r]: Any of a range of activities, intended to affect the behavior of a target nation or non-national actor, where the performing actor takes all practical efforts to ensure that the fact of the activities do not become known to unauthorized personnel. Only a small number of officials of the country or non-state entity performing the operation may be aware of it. [e]


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