NSSMS - What does NSSMS stand for? The Free Dictionary
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A separate series of study papers was established, called National Security Study Memoranda, that began with a request for a study answering 26 questions on Vietnam (NSSM
1, January 21, 1969).
Known as National Security Study Memorandums (NSSM
), this category documents the 206 presidential directives instructing that particular studies be undertaken for the formal consideration of the NSC.
(104) "Swift adoption was assumed because officials would otherwise violate presidential authority, as expressed and exercised through Bundy." (105) Similarly, Kissinger employed National Security Study Memoranda (NSSM
) to direct the work of State, the Pentagon, and other departments.