Intelligence Law Glossary - Top Secret


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Top Secret

Administrative Law

32 CFR § 2400.6 (a)(1) [32 CFR CHAPTER XXIV—OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY: 32 CFR PART 2400—REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT E.O. 12356; OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM]

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(1) “Top Secret” shall be applied to information, the unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security.