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National Security Directives

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NSR # Status Date Topic
NSD 1 Full 01/30/1989 Organization of the National Security Council System (5 pages)
NSD 1a Full 10/25/1989 Supplement to National Security Directive 1 (Crisis Management) (1 page) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 2 Full 02/13/1989 Disposition of National Security Decision Directives (1 page)
NSD 3 Partial 02/13/1989 U.S. Policy Towards Afghanistan
NSD 4 Denied 02/22/1989 U.S. Policy Toward 7 May 1989 Elections in Panama
NSD 5 Full 03/18/1989 Legislation to Authorize the Transfer of Funds to the Agency for International Development (AID) for Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan (1 page)
NSD 6 Full 03/22/1989 Security for U.S Government Personnel in Panama (1 page)
NSD 7 Denied 04/12/1989 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1989 and FY 1990
NSD 8 Full 05/01/1989 U.S. Policy Toward Nicaragua and Nicaraguan Resistance (4 pages)
NSD 8a Denied 05/11/1989 Sensitive Annex to NSD 8 re: U.S. Policy Toward Nicaragua and Nicaraguan Resistance
NSD 9 Full 05/08/1989 Actions to Respond to Polish Roundtable Agreement (2 pages)
NSD 10 Full 05/07/1989 Creation of New Policy Coordinating Committees (3 pages)
NSD 11 Denied Classified Title
NSD 12 Full 06/06/1989 Lifting the No-Exceptions Policy (1 page)
NSD 13 Full 06/07/1989 Cocaine Trafficking (2 pages)
NSD 13a Denied Classified Title
NSD 14 Denied 06/14/1989 ICBM Modernization and Strategic Defense Initiative
NSD 15 Full 06/22/1989 Open Skies
NSD 16 Denied 07/08/1989 Middle East Peace Process
NSD 17 Denied 07/22/1989 U.S. Actions in Panama
NSD 18 Full 08/21/1989 International Counternarcotics Strategy
NSD 18a Denied 08/23/1989 Annex to NSD 18 Regarding International Counternarcotics Strategy
NSD 19 Denied 08/24/1989 U.S. Policy Toward Libya
NSD 19a Denied Classified Title
NSD 20 Full 08/29/1989 U.S. Policy Toward South Asia (3 pages)
NSD 21 Full 09/01/1989 U.S. Policy Towards Panama Under Noriega after 1 September 1989 (2 pages)
NSD 22 Partial 09/20/1989 U.S. Policy on Nuclear Testing and Arms Control (2 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 23 Full 09/22/1989 U.S. Relations with the Soviet Union (7 pages)
NSD 24 Full 09/26/1989 Chemical Weapons Arms Control Initiative (4 pages)
NSD 25 Full 09/11/1989 U.S. Policy Toward February 1990 Nicaraguan Election (1 page)
NSD 25a Denied Classified Title
NSD 26 Full 10/02/1989 U.S. Policy Toward the Persian Gulf (3 pages)
NSD 27 Partial 10/02/1989 Soviet Emigration Policy (3 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 28 Full 10/05/1989 National Security Directive on Sealift (3 pages)
NSD 29 Full 10/30/1989 FY 1990 Aqueduct Nuclear Test Program (2 pages)
NSD 30 Partial 11/02/1989 National Space Policy (National Space Policy Directive 1) (19 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 30a Denied 11/02/1989 Annex to NSD 30 and National Space Policy Directive 1
NSD 31 Denied 11/14/1989 Change to FY 1989 and FY 1990 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Plan
NSD 32 Full 11/30/1989 Economic Sanctions Against Panama (1 page)
NSD 33 Partial 01/24/1990 U.S. Policy toward Panama: Post-Noriega (3 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 34 Full 01/24/1990 Partnership with Panama: Action Plan to Foster Economic Recovery (4 pages)
NSD 35 Full 01/24/1990 U.S.-Soviet Economic Initiatives (2 pages)
NSD 36 Full 02/06/1990 United States Arms Control Policy (7 pages)
NSD 37 Denied 04/18/1990 Enduring Constitutional Government
NSD 38 Denied 05/01/1990 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1990 and FY 1991
NSD 39 Full 05/01/1990 COCOM Policy Towards Eastern Europe and Soviet Union (3 pages)
NSD 40 Partial 05/14/1990 Decisions on START Issues (5 pages)
NSD 41 Full 05/29/1990 Organizing to Manage On-Site Inspection for Arms Control (2 pages)
NSD 42 Partial 07/05/1990 National policy for the Security of National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems (11 pages)
NSD 43 Partial 07/12/1990 FY 1990-FY 1995 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan (6 pages)
NSD 44 Partial 07/18/1990 Organizing to Manage On-Site Verification of Nuclear Testing (5 pages)
NSD 45 Full 08/20/1990 U.S. Policy in Response to the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait (5 pages)
NSD 46 Full 09/07/1990 Cape York (2 pages)
NSD 47 Partial 10/05/1990 Counterintelligence and Security Countermeasures (5 pages)
NSD 48 Partial 10/10/1990 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1990 and FY 1991 (4 pages)
NSD 49 Partial 10/12/1990 Freedom of Navigation Program (6 pages)
NSD 50 Partial 10/12/1990 Decisions on START and CFE Issues (4 pages)
NSD 51 Full 10/17/1990 U.S. Government International Broadcasting (4 pages)
NSD 52 Partial 10/22/1990 FY 1991 Sculpin Nuclear Test Program (11 pages)
NSD 53 Full 12/10/1990 Interagency Review and Disposition of Export Control Licenses Issued by Department of Commerce (4 pages)
NSD 54 Full 01/15/1991 Responding to Iraqi Aggression in the Gulf (3 pages)
NSD 55 Partial 03/26/1991 Change 1 to NSD 48 - Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1990 and FY 1991 (1 page)
NSD 56 Full 04/30/1991 National Security Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Funding (2 pages)
NSD 57 Full 05/07/1991 U.S. Port Security Program (6 pages)
NSD 57 Full 11/23/1992 Revision to the U.S. Port Security Program (3 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 58 Full 05/10/1991 Chemical Weapons Convention Initiative (3 pages)
NSD 59 Partial 05/14/1991 Disposition of Reagan Administration Policy Papers (8 pages)
NSD 60 Full 05/30/1991 FY 1992 nuclear test Program: Julin (2 pages)
NSD 61 Partial 07/02/1991 FY 1991 - FY 1996 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan (7 pages)
NSD 62 Full 07/08/1991 Significant Military operations and Exercises (3 pages)
NSD 63 Full 10/21/1991 Single Scope Background Investigations (4 pages)
NSD 64 Denied 11/05/1991 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1991 and FY 1992
NSD 65 Partial 02/11/1992 Organizing to Manage On-Site Inspections Under the CFE Treaty (4 pages)
NSD 66 Full 03/16/1992 Civil Defense (4 pages)
NSD 67 Partial 03/30/1992 Intelligence Capabilities 1992-2005 (7 pages)
NSD 68 Full 05/28/1992 Nuclear test Program for FY 1993 and First Quarter FY 1994 - Klaxon (1 page)
NSD 69 Denied Classified Title
NSD 70 Partial 07/10/1992 U.S. Nonproliferation Policy (8 pages)
NSD 71 Partial 07/20/1992 FY 1992-FY 1997 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan (6 pages)
NSD 72 Partial 08/03/1992 Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1992 and FY 1993 (8 pages)
NSD 73 Partial 11/24/1992 Organizing to Manage Observations Under Open Sky Treaty (5 pages)
NSD 74 Full 11/24/1992 Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Relief Policy (4 pages)
NSD 75 Full 12/23/1992 American Policy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1990's (8 pages)
NSD 76 Partial 01/03/1993 Disposition of NSC Policy Documents (8 pages)
NSD 77 Denied Classified Title
NSD 78 Partial 01/19/1993 FY 1993-1998 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Plan (5 pages) (updated 6/21/07)
NSD 79 Denied Classified Title