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Presidential Study Directives [PSD]
Barack Obama Administration

In the Barack Obama Administration, the directives that are used to promulgate Presidential decisions on national security matters are designated Presidential Policy Directives (PPDs). Directives that are used to initiate policy review procedures are called Presidential Study Directives (PSDs).

Number

Presidential Study Directive
Title

Date

PSD 1 Organizing for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism 23 February 09
PSD 2 [on classified space activities]
PSD 3 National Space Policy Review 14 May 09
PSD 4 2010 Nuclear Posture Review 21 May 09
PSD 5
PSD 6 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review 30 July 09
PSD 7 U.S. Global Development Policy 31 Aug 09
PSD 8 Export Control Reform 21 Dec 09
PSD 9 Strengthening our Military Families: Meeting America's Commitment (Fact Sheet, report) 11 May 10
PSD 10 Creation of an Interagency Atrocities Prevention Board and Corresponding Interagency Review 04 Aug 11
PSD 11 (??) [political reform in the Middle East and North Africa] 12 Aug 10





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Updated September 26, 2011