Office of Records Management - Presidential Review Directives
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Presidential Review Directives request specific reviews and analyses be undertaken by the departments and agencies concerning national security and U.S. foreign policy.
Presidential directives are signed or authorized by the President on issues of foreign policy and national security. The National Security Council gathers facts and views of appropriate government agencies, conducts analyses, determines alternatives, and presents policy choices to the President for decision. The President's decisions are announced by decision directives.