Front cover

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Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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Introduction: The President’s Intelligence Advisory Board: Learning Lessons from Its Past to Shape Its Future

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pp. 1-14

Presidents could be forgiven if they did not make reconstituting the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB) their highest priority on taking office. Established . . .

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1. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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pp. 15-50

The first, and most straightforward, rationale for the establishment of the PBCFIA was the growing threat of Soviet power, particularly the development . . .

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2. John F. Kennedy

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pp. 51-109

The new president, John F. Kennedy, did not appoint a new President’s Board of Consultants on Foreign Intelligence Affairs (PBCFIA) immediately on . . .

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3. Lyndon B. Johnson

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pp. 111-154

When Johnson unexpectedly became president in November 1963, there were eight members of the PFIAB: Clark M. Clifford (chair), William O. Baker, Gordon . . .

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4. Richard M. Nixon

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pp. 155-185

President Richard Nixon established his President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) with Executive Order (EO) 11460 on March 20, 1969. The . . .

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5. Gerald R. Ford/Jimmy Carter

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pp. 187-232

When President Richard Nixon resigned from office on August 9, 1974, a tumultuous time loomed on the horizon for the CIA and the intelligence community . . .

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6. Ronald W. Reagan

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pp. 233-262

President Ronald Reagan reestablished the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) on October 20, 1981, through Executive Order . . .

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7. George H. W. Bush

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pp. 264-277

President George H. W. Bush seemed ambivalent about the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) at the beginning of his term. His . . .

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8, William J. Clinton

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pp. 279-308

President William J. Clinton established his President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) when he signed Executive Order (EO) 12863 on . . .

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9. George W. Bush

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pp. 309-323

Unlike most of his predecessors, President George W. Bush did not issue a new executive order (EO) to establish his President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board . . .

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Conclusion

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pp. 325-343

On January 19, 2009, President Bush’s President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB) members submitted their resignations to incoming President Barack . . .

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Acknowledgments and Disclainer

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pp. 345-345

This was a group project, with many different people involved at different stages in the research and drafting of various chapters. We thank, particularly, the . . .

Biographical Sketches of PFIAB Members

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pp. 346-409

Notes

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pp. 411-489

Index

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pp. 491-515