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Approved For Rase 2000/08/23: CIA-RDP64-QJ58A000$ 3RAF T CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE GROUP C.I.G. DIRECTIVE NO. Interim Survey of the Adequacy of Intelligence Facilities Related to the National Security Memorandum by the Director of Central Intelligence 1. Paragraph 1 of the letter from the President, dated 22 January 1946, designated the N.I.A. as responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating the Federal foreign intelligence activities so as to assure the most effective accomplishment of the intelligence mission relating to the national security. Paragraph 3b of the letter charged the Director of Central Intelligence with planning for the coordination of such of the activities of the intelligence agencies of the N.I.A. as related to the national security and recommending to the N.I.A. the establishment of such overall policies and objectives as will assure the most effective accomplishment of the national intelligence mission. 2. Paragr ph 5 stated that, to the extent approved by the N.I.A., the operations of said intelligence agencies shall be open to inspection:.: by the Director of Central Intelligence in connection with planning functions. By paragraph 8 of N.I.A_. Directive No. 1, the N.I.A. stated that the operations of the intelligence agencies of their departments would be open to inspection by the Director of Central Intelligence or his authorized representatives in connection with his planning functions, under arrangements agreed to between him and the respective members of the Intelligence Advisory Board. 3. The planning for the coordination of the activities of intelli- gence agencies under the N.I.A. relating to the national security has been started. However, the initial overall survey will require many months and the resulting decisions cannot be implemented for an appreciable period thereafter. Meanwhile, it appears essential to insure that existing intelligence agencies are not weakened materially pri r to eff in t o ini n 4provecrgor ,,the D -RDP64-00658A ,0 Q 2 022-0 LUG Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP640658A0001002S6ET 4. Pursuant to the above directives and authorizations, the Central Planning Staff of'the C.I.G. will undertake immediately an interim broad survey of the existing intelligence agencies under the N.I.A. in order to determine the following: a. Are the present intelligence facilities of each such agency adequate for carrying out its responsibilities as related to the national security. b. Is any change contemplated which will affect the adequacy of present intelligence facillies prior to the initial coordination of their activities by the N.I.A. c. Is any interim action required as a result of the findings of a and b above. the 5. It is requested that each member of/I.A.B. designate a representative to arrange details with the Central Planning Staff,and to furnish the C.I.G. a list of personnel authorized to give informatipn for purposes of this survey. 6. The Central Planning Staff will submit its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the Director of Central Intelligence, who will then take appropriate action.. SECt1T T Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP64-00658A000100220022-0