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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AQZCY. CEL&R .R . Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914RO01800090112-4 Tne Panel s:iU focus its attention on research relating to. analysis oftine Scviet Union, China, and other Cozunist countries.. g f--rev e:r of the US Intelligence Co =unity's military-economic' The Director of Central Intelligence has established the `Y-Economic Advisory Panel (:^ ) to provide - coati. ru , economics of the Soviet defense ef.fort_. "The ecoroey of the USSR, particularly as this relates to Soviet defense activities and "capability. c.a.u:sc.~sc, political, and military considerations that determine the size, pattern and directi , on of .. the:- Soviet defenses effcnrt- - - Suc i_other topics that may be specified from ti=e to time by the DCI. --Revie:s'and critique the data,. concepts, and Method-o-logies used in military-economic -est.i=ates as well as the appropriateness, forr, and scope of reporting the research findings. Izanin.e alternative methodologies, and reco^end actions--including the creation of new research areas--to enhance existing analyses. - Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914RO01800090112-4 Military-Economic Advisory Panel,. Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914R001800090112-4 Investigate and recond ways of establishing limits and benchmarks with, which to check tire. reasonableness'of estimates_ The MEAD is composed of nine members, each with expertise in. one of the following areas: Economics and political economy, with emphasis on the Soviet Union. Formulation of .National Security Pol..icy.. Weapons technology and defense industries.. To accomplish_ the' work of the .Panel, the members 'V411 Lave- _ac:cess to a11: infor=--tioa and methodologies in use and to all. thee: Iratellige_tce Co. involved in w.ilitary-economic ana.lysis.. The Mi itary-Economic Advisory Panel will meet at least twice. a year. It. trill prepare a comprehensive written. report a:t-tually for theDCj, and will offer interim reports as appropriate. Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914RO01800090112-4 Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914RO01800090112-4 Next 4 Page(s) In Document Denied Approved For Release 2007/07/06: CIA-RDP83M00914RO01800090112-4