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Prior to the creation of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in late 2004, the organizational structure and procedures of the U.S. Intelligence Community were laid out in Director of Central Intelligence Directives (DCIDs). Some of these authoritative statements can now be accessed at

Immediate Postwar The Cold War
NSC - Through 1990s NSC - From 2000
PIAB Situation Room
USIB Committees 1950s
1960s 1970s
1980s End of the Cold War
Post-Cold War Deception/Disinformation
Economic Intelligence Issues
National Security Broadly Release Policies

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