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November 17, 2016
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January 11, 1999
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January 26, 1956
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anrtl9 9_-5W- Approved For Rek 26 January 1956 MEMORANDUM FOR: Special Assistant to the Director for planning and Coordination FROM: Deputy Chief, Special Intelligence Staff, OCI SUBJECT: Implementation of IAC-D-50/5 REFERENCE: Your memo memo dated 9 January 956956 M 1. The pattern of investigation proposed in your memo of 12 January is not likely to provide the information necessary to assess the effective- ness of existing provisions for the development and coordination of infor- mation requirements and collection tasks. in implementation of DCID 4/5? 2. The fundamental question is: Has the US Intelligence Communitye?" developed the most effective requirements and collection programs p The answer to this question, I believe, can be produced only by a staff or task force whose job would be to conduct an intensive examination into the problem. Here are some of the questions I think ought to be answered: a. To what extent has coordination been achievamong producers in developing information requirements implementing DCID 4/5, particularly in those areas of intelligence which cut across agency lines? b. To what extent have PNIO's been translated into usable guidance to collectors? c. To what extent have conflicts arisen, with respect to overlap in, and assignment of priorities to, requirements which require further interpretation of views?(both from the producers and the collectors' point d. To what extent are information requirements prepared by producers related to the PNIO's, in terms of substance and priority? e. To what extent have collectors used PNIO's as a guide in the planning and development of collection programs? coordinated their f. To what extent have collectors accomplish PNIO's? Have plans been most effective use of community collection resources? Approved For Release 2000/08/26 : CIA S MWEOTWMr~