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== Definition ==
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== Definitions ==
   
'''Foreign intelligence information''' means:
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'''Foreign intelligence information''' is:
   
 
{{Quote|(1) information that relates to, and if concerning a United States person is necessary to, the ability of the United States to protect against —
 
{{Quote|(1) information that relates to, and if concerning a United States person is necessary to, the ability of the United States to protect against —
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:(A) the national defense or the security of the United States; or
 
:(A) the national defense or the security of the United States; or
 
:(B) the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States.<ref>50 U.S.C. §1801(e).</ref>}}
 
:(B) the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States.<ref>50 U.S.C. §1801(e).</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[[information]] [that] relates to the capabilities, [[intention]]s, and activities of foreign powers, organizations, or persons, but does not include [[counterintelligence]] except for [[information]] on international [[terrorist]] activities.<ref>[[DHS Sensitive Systems Policy Directive 4300A]], at 2.</ref>}}
   
 
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Latest revision as of 06:35, 28 April 2012

Definitions[]

Foreign intelligence information is:

(1) information that relates to, and if concerning a United States person is necessary to, the ability of the United States to protect against —
(A) actual or potential attack or other grave hostile acts of a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power;
(B) sabotage or international terrorism by a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power; or
(C) clandestine intelligence activities by an intelligence service or network of a foreign power or by an agent of a foreign power; or

(2) information with respect to a foreign power or foreign territory that relates to, and if concerning a United States person is necessary to —

(A) the national defense or the security of the United States; or
(B) the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States.[1]
information [that] relates to the capabilities, intentions, and activities of foreign powers, organizations, or persons, but does not include counterintelligence except for information on international terrorist activities.[2]

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