Intelligence Law Glossary - Threat to the National Security

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Threat to the National Security

Administrative Law

The Attorney General’s Guidelines for Domestic FBI Operations § VII (S) (Sept. 29, 2008)

1. international terrorism;
2. espionage and other intelligence activities, sabotage, and assassination, conducted by, for, or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations, or persons;
3. foreign computer intrusion; and
4. other matters determined by the Attorney General, consistent with Executive Order 12333 or a successor order.