PROGRESS REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATIN OF RECOMMENDATION NO. 2 OF THE REPORT TO T

Created: 8/21/1958

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

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Progress

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on toe Implementation of Reccezaendatlon tha Report to the President by the Preoldent'a Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Activltiea6

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In ton interim, vhlli tba activity described ebova has beenother .actions have been taken which vlll have en Important bearing on tha wartime posture of tbe intelligence community. These meaaurea

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a. The development by the intelligence communityew system far the reporting of critical intelligence to tbe highest authorities. This system was put into affect on3 using existing communlcatloo facilities and has already resulted insavings ln the time required to report ltema of critical intelligence. It is anticipated that further additional amounts of time in the handling of critical intelligence will be saved as comDunicatioas facilities are developed specifically for theof critical intelligence acssages.

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agency has continued to develop its own plans forsnd aalntenance of op^rati on3 in an emergency situation. of some members of tne Intelligence cccnunity to contactand work cooperatively from their respective emergencysites was testedimited extent during Operation The results of this test indicated that the ability tocontact among the various sites is adequate. working procedures should be developed further, however,cemmunicetIons should be tested under circumstances involvingvolume of emergency traffic similar to that which could beLn on emergency situation.

Central Intelligence Agency has continued to workthe Department of Defease, in Washington and overseas, Idof plans for Central Intelligence Agency Clandestineeupport Id vartlse to military operations. The statusdevelopment and testing of such plans is the subject ofRecommendation Ho- 3.

Ia summary, tne intelligence community hasumber of actions which have contributed to our ability to maintain operations ln the event

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of vox. Mm have not yetormal study of tba vartimaof tba intelligence common!tr, pending tba revision of tba basic directives under vhlch va oparat*. approval of tba raaminlng revisad Ba-tlonal Socurlty Council Intelligenceowever, should be received soon leaving; the Intelligencelear field to develop detailed plans concerning our vertlne activities.

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