Special Assistant to
the President and Senior Director
The office advises the President and National Security Advisor on
intelligence issues in the context of U.S. foreign and defense policy.
Among these issues are foreign intelligence priorities, imagery policy,
counterintelligence and security, budget, Congressional liaison,
encryption and other intelligence activities. The office also works
with the Intelligence Community to ensure that the Presidentís
requirements for intelligence on a broad range of national security issues
are met. In providing this support, Intelligence Programs works with other
NSC offices to ensure that both intelligence and policy equities are
represented objectively in NSC and interagency processes.