NSDM

AcronymDefinition
NSDMNational Security Decision Memorandum
NSDMNational Security Decision Making (US Naval War College course; game)
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NARA (National Archives and Records Administration), RG 59, SN 1970-1973, Box 2423; RG 273, NSDM Files, Boxes 1 and 3.
Johnson's NSAM 341 (March 2, 1966) and Nixon's NSDM 3 (January 20, 1969) on coordinating interdepartmental activities overseas or John Kennedy's NSAM 213 (January 8, 1963) on interdepartmental coordination for Cuban affairs are examples of NSDs being used to cover such challenges.
At least in the Nixon administration they would provide options, some of which the president would refer to in an NSDM when he approved them as U.
Examples of subsequent administrations' use of NSDs to elucidate basic national security policy are Eisenhower's NSC 162/2 (Basic National Security Policy, October 30, 1953), Kennedy's NSAM 182 (Counterinsurgency Doctrine, August 24, 1962), Ford's NSDM 348 (US Defense Policy and Military Posture, January 20, 1977), Carter's PD 18 (US National Strategy, August 24, 1977), and Reagan's NSDD 32 (US National Security Strategy, May 20, 1982).
Foreign aid and assistance has also been the subject of some NSDs over time--for example, Nixon's NSDM 101 (FY 1971 Economic Assistance Program for India, March 2, 1971).
NSDM 317 (February 23, 1976), also numbered Economic Policy Decision Memorandum 3.
For example, NSAM 290 (March 19, 1964), NSDM 87 (October 15, 1970), NSDM 270 (September 24, 1974), and NSDM 315 (January 31, 1976).
For example, NSDM 165 (May 2, 1972) and NSDM 277 (October 15, 1974).
For example, NSDM 267 (August 23, 1974), NSDD 221 (April 8, 1986), and NSD 13 (June 7, 1989).
For example, NSDM 35 (November 25, 1969), NSDM 44 (February 20, 1970), PD 15 (June 16, 1977), NSDD 18 (January 4, 1982), and NSD 24 (September 26, 1989).
For example, NSDM 228 (August 8, 1973), NSDM 341 (November 24, 1976), PD 61 (October 24, 1980), NSDD 325 (January 19, 1989), NSD 78 (January 19, 1993), and NSPD 34 (May 2004).
The Ruger Chair, held by the stalwart Rich Lloyd of NSDM, ran an immensely successful workshop on maritime strategy and economics.