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President Obama Signs Executive Order to Amend Executive Order 13462 ^ | October 29, 2009 | n/a

Posted on 10/31/2009 2:49:17 AM PDT by Cindy

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Home • Briefing Room • Presidential Actions • Executive Orders

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release October 29, 2009 President Obama Signs Executive Order to Amend Executive Order 13462


Office of the Press Secretary __________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release October 28, 2009 EXECUTIVE ORDER

---------------- AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER 13462

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Executive Order 13462 of February 29, 2008, is amended as follows:

(a) by striking subsection (b) of section 2 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) "intelligence activities" has the meaning specified in section 3.5 of Executive Order 12333 of December 4, 1981, as amended; and"

(b) by striking subsection (b) of section 3 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) The PIAB shall consist of not more than 16 members appointed by the President from among individuals who are not full-time employees of the Federal Government."

(c) by striking subsection (c) of section 3 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(c) The President shall designate a Chair or Co-Chairs from among the members of the PIAB, who shall convene and preside at meetings of the PIAB, determine its agenda, and direct its work."

(d) by inserting after subsection (b) of section 6 the following new subsection:

"(c) forward to the Attorney General information concerning intelligence activities that involve possible violations of Federal criminal laws or otherwise implicate the authority of the Attorney General;", and renumbering the subsequent subsections of section 6 accordingly.

(e) by striking subsection (a) of section 8 and inserting in lieu thereof:

"To the extent permitted by law, the DNI and the heads of departments concerned shall provide such information and assistance as the PIAB and the IOB determine is needed to perform their functions under this order."

(f) by substituting "section 1.6(c) of Executive Order 12333, as amended" for "section 1.7(d) of Executive Order 12333" each time it appears in the order.

(g) by striking subsection (b) of section 11 and inserting in lieu thereof:

"(b) Any person who is a member of the PIAB or the IOB, or who is granted access to classified national security information in relation to the activities of the PIAB or the IOB, as a condition of access to such information, shall sign and comply with appropriate agreements to protect such information from unauthorized disclosure. This order shall be implemented in a manner consistent with Executive Order 12958 of April 17, 1995, as amended, and Executive Order 12968 of August 2, 1995, as amended."

Sec. 2. General Provisions.

(a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) authority granted by law to a department or agency, or the head thereof; or

(ii) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budget, administrative, or legislative proposals.

(b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations.

(c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity, by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.


THE WHITE HOUSE, October 28, 2009. # # #

TOPICS: History; Reference
KEYWORDS: blair; boren; chuckhagel; davidboren; dni; eo12958; eo12968; eo13462; executiveorder; hagel; intelligence; iob; obama; piab
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1 posted on 10/31/2009 2:49:19 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

It’s 5:50 AM. What does this mean in English?

2 posted on 10/31/2009 2:51:18 AM PDT by liberateUS
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To: Cindy

Translation for those who have been awake for 24 hours.

3 posted on 10/31/2009 2:52:05 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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Friday, October 30, 2009

“Obama signs executive order strenghthening intelligence oversight panel”
Andrew Morgan at 12:11 PM ET

SNIPPET: “[JURIST] US President Barack Obama signed an executive order [text] Wednesday giving the Intelligence Oversight Board (IOB) [official website] the authority to report suspected violations of federal law related to intelligence gathering to the US attorney general.”

4 posted on 10/31/2009 2:52:51 AM PDT by Cindy
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Correcting one link in post no. 4:

5 posted on 10/31/2009 2:53:28 AM PDT by Cindy
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Note: The following text is a quote:

Home • Briefing Room • Speeches & Remarks

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release October 28, 2009

Remarks by the President Before Meeting with the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board Co-Chairmen and Senior Leadership of the Intelligence Community

Cabinet Room

1:41 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. Today I am proud to announce the newest members of my national security team. I just met with them in the Oval Office, and I’m very pleased to have two extraordinary Americans — Senators Chuck Hagel and David Boren have agreed to serve as co-chairmen of my Intelligence Advisory Board — Intelligence Advisory Board, otherwise known as PIAB.

Now, since Dwight Eisenhower, Presidents have relied on the advisory board for advice on intelligence matters, and under Chuck and Dave’s leadership, I will be looking for the board to provide me with objective, independent, and non-partisan counsel as we work to strengthen our intelligence community and our national security.

And that’s why we’re joined today by my DNI, Director of National Intelligence, Denny Blair, and leaders from all 16 of our agencies involved with intelligence gathering. They represent countless men and women, uniformed and civilian, who work, often in obscurity, to keep our country safe.

Now, in recent months we’ve seen some of their successes, in partnership with law enforcement and homeland security — real progress against al Qaeda and its extremist allies. And we thank those behind these successes, and we pledge to continue to provide the utmost support to them. Having Chuck Hagel and Dave Boren next to me I think is going to help us do an even better job.

Chuck understands that accurate and timely intelligence is essential for effective foreign policy. He served for many years as — on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and six years on the Senate Elect Committee on Intelligence. And I came to appreciate his sound judgments in our travels together overseas, including to Iraq and Afghanistan.

He also understands, from personal experience, the need to protect our troops and provide them with the best possible intelligence. During Vietnam, Sergeant Hagel served as an infantry squad leader, along with his brother, where they both were wounded twice. I thank Chuck for his lifetime of service and his willingness to serve once again.

David is a longtime champion of intelligence reform. He was the longest-serving chairman in the history of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. In that time, he authored the legislation that created an independent inspector general at the CIA and major reforms to our oversight of covert actions.

David was also the leading force behind legislation that has encouraged thousands of American college students to study abroad to deepen their knowledge of the world and cultures. I thank David for agreeing to serve in this capacity, even as he continues to lead the University of Oklahoma. And we are sorry about Bradford’s shoulder.

SENATOR BOREN: Thank you. (Laughter.)

THE PRESIDENT: I look forward to working with Chuck and David in their new roles. They will report to me, they will have my full support, and they will have the full cooperation of my National Security Council staff and the organizations represented here.

We are off to a good start with this meeting — by welcoming the press, which past advisory boards have rarely done. That’s a reflection of my administration’s commitment to transparency and open government — even, when appropriate, on matters of national security and intelligence.

In the near future, I’ll be naming additional members to the board. I look forward to Chuck, David, and these men and women around the table for their candid and unvarnished advice on the quality and accuracy of our intelligence and the effectiveness of our intelligence community.

Our work is clear. The organizations represented here have made real progress in recent years. But we all agree that more needs to be done — to improve the collection of intelligence, to ensure that analysis reaches senior decision-makers in a timely way, and to provide strong oversight to ensure that our intelligence activities are consistent with our democratic values and the rule of law.

The American people — and the men and women of our intelligence community as well — deserve nothing less. As I’ve said in my recent visits to the National Counterterrorism Center and the Joint Terrorism Task Force, we are extraordinarily grateful to them for the hard work, without any fanfare, that they do to keep the American people safe.

That’s what I’m committed to doing as President, and that’s why I want to again thank Senators Hagel and Boren for agreeing to serve in this capacity. I think they are going to be a invaluable resource to all of us sitting around the table.

Thank you very much, everybody.

END 1:46 P.M. EDT

6 posted on 10/31/2009 2:54:36 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: liberateUS

Don’t have a clue, but anything coming from the whitehouse can’t be good

7 posted on 10/31/2009 2:55:01 AM PDT by manonCANAL
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To: Cindy

In other words it’s an effort to hobble intelligence services with more litigation.

8 posted on 10/31/2009 2:56:24 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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SNIPPET from the link in post no. 4:

“Also on Wednesday, Obama announced [transcript] the appointment of former senators Chuck Hagel (R-NB) and David Boren (D-OK) [professional profiles] to chair the Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB), the IOB’s parent body charged with providing an independent source of advice to the president on the efficacy of intelligence operations.”

9 posted on 10/31/2009 2:57:41 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: piasa


... in simple terms, yep.

10 posted on 10/31/2009 3:00:44 AM PDT by Cindy
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11 posted on 10/31/2009 3:01:21 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thank you for the bump Jet Jaguar.

12 posted on 10/31/2009 3:02:31 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy; piasa

Please note that Obama has a tendency to put people in positions that will make he, Obama, look like the type of leader he isn’t.

Hagel and Boren are respected individuals who are now red herrings, you know, window dressing. It is the other faceless and nameless beings working behind PIAB who we should know about and be concerned about.

13 posted on 10/31/2009 3:15:26 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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Actually I have no idea what it means yet and am just guessing since to figure this out I have to find the original EOs and substitute the “hope and changes” ... which I am doing now and one spot does indeed look particularly fishy.

14 posted on 10/31/2009 3:20:26 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

Hi piasa.

Not a problem.

It’s posted here for archival purposes.

The url may change, but the content will stay the same.

In the simplest of terms, change has occurred.

The Jurist was helpful.

15 posted on 10/31/2009 3:27:46 AM PDT by Cindy
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“Obama names Hagel co-chairman of intelligence board”

By CORY MATTESON / Lincoln Journal Star | Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 7:45 pm

SNIPPET: “On Wednesday, President Barack Obama introduced former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel and former Oklahoma Sen. David Boren as co-chairmen of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board.

The goal of the board, Hagel said Wednesday, is to provide “thoughtful, informed and independent advice” to the president regarding America’s intelligence-gathering agencies and how they can best work effectively to collect and share information to make critical decisions.”

16 posted on 10/31/2009 3:32:49 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: SatinDoll; Fedora
Hagel is bad news. Anyone connected to Shakir al Khafagi is not a good thing for this country; he is known for being Saddam Hussein's conduit to UNSCOM inspector Scott Ritter. And the trail leads, no suprise, to Mr. Joe Wilson of Niger and Plame leak fame again.

SEPTEMBER 2002 : (HAGEL GOES ON TRIP TO IRAQ SPONSORED BY OIL FOR FOOD BANDIT AL KHAFAGI {see DETROIT CELL}) Shakir Al-Khafaji (12 million barrels), a well-connected Detroit-area businessman who led a delegation of anti-war Congressional Democrats to Baghdad in September 2002 and who funded an anti-sanctions documentary produced by former weapons inspector Scott Ritter. Ritter and Congressional Democrats. Which Congressional Democrats? 2 posted on 10/28/2005 9:36:24 AM PDT by ncountylee | To 1
To: ncountylee Chuckie Hagel was on that trip. 14 posted on 11/03/2005 9:07:31 AM PST by Eva | To 2
The Oil for Food scandal has obvious implications for the policy he's been advocating of subjecting U.S. interests to a Security Council veto. GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is another U.N. booster. If they mean what they say about enhancing the power of the U.N., in Iraq and elsewhere, then they in particular have an obligation to ensure that the world body is both effective and free of corruption. ----- "Oil for Scandal : Where's Jesse Helms when the U.N. really needs him?," WSJ Opinion journal, Thursday, March 18, 2004 12:01 a.m. EST

(ISRAEL CAPTURES THE KARINNA A --- SEE HAGEL) There's something very odd about Chuck Hagel. He's been among a very small minority of Senators to vote against resolutions in support of Israel; and when the Israelis captured that Iranian vessel, the Karinna A., with arms destined for the Palestinians, he said immediately that we shouldn't believe the Israelis, that they were just trying to stir things up against Iran.--------72 posted on 01/11/2007 5:54:11 PM PST by BusterBear | To 6

Every venture that Hagel is involved with has an Aburdene on the board or in some other position. Chuck Hagel is bought and paid for by the Islamists. Scary thought. Oh, I also read of a Miller/Plame/Ritter tie.84 posted on 07/14/2005 9:18:25 PM PDT by Eva | To 81 |

Elias Aburdene is one of Hagel's donors. From another source: 4) According to the Center for Contempory Arab Studies, a member of their Board is the President of Rock Creek Corporation --Mr Elias Aburdene . see ...As of May 2003, Joseph Wilson's email address was (See the May 2003 symposium on Africa at )-- And we know ol' Joe Wilson, former ambassador to oily, glow-in-the-dark Gabon already, for he is the dude who's been trying to take down Cheney and the god whom all libs fear, The Almighty Turdblossom- I mean Rove.. 41 posted on 11/10/2005 8:37:23 PM PST by piasa | To 24

.* Elias Aburdene : ...but also the Rock Creek Corporation, an investment company controlled by Al Amoudi and chaired since 1997 by a Lebanese businessman very connected into the power circles of Washington, Elias Aburdene. Former adviser of the Franklin Bank National in Washington DC, Aburdene at the start of his accession to the head (position) of Rock Creek Corporation hired the ex - adviser to Bill Clinton for African affairs, Joseph Wilson IV. The latter had already met Mohamed Al Amoudi in 1997 at the time of a reception organized for the World Bank by Westar Group (LAW n.794). --- via Shermy

* Elias Aburdene & Joe Wilson : While Wilson was pursuing his foreign investment ventures, he also served as a foreign policy advisor to the 2000 Presidential campaign of Al Gore. A company the Gore family had a long-term relationship with, Occidental Petroleum, shared business interests with Alamoudi-affiliated companies in Africa and the Middle East, and employed as Vice President for Middle East business Odeh Aburdene,24 who shared a complex network of relationships with Rock Creek’s Elias Aburdene and Joseph Wilson--notably, all three contributed to Arab-American Congressional Caucus leader Nick Rahall,25 who supported Muslim lobbying groups linked to terrorists and opposed military action in Iraq.26 Abdurahman Alamoudi also contributed to Rahall, and sat on the steering committee of Arab Americans for Clinton/Gore '96 along with his associate James Zogby, who later advised Gore’s 2000 Presidential campaign.27 Wilson had worked as an aide to Gore from 1985 to 1986 and had developed a friendly relationship with him. Wilson says Gore was the first person outside the State Department to contact him expressing support when he was caught in Iraq in the middle of the diplomatic crisis leading up to the Gulf War.------ "What Wilson Didn’t Say About Africa: Joseph Wilson's Silent Partners ," via 112 posted on 04/24/2006 2:25:40 PM PDT by Fedora | To 111

17 posted on 10/31/2009 3:33:08 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: SatinDoll

Hagel and Boren are now the fall guys for any terrorist attack that takes place on US soil.

18 posted on 10/31/2009 3:34:37 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: piasa

Thanks for the information on Hagel. Boren is probably in the pocket of the Saudis.

19 posted on 10/31/2009 3:38:10 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: liberateUS

Simple translation for us simple folk, the feds have more control over your life.

20 posted on 10/31/2009 3:47:36 AM PDT by exnavy (GOD save the republic)
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