Presidential Directive

Presidential Directive

Presidential Directives, better known as Presidential Decision Directives or PDD are a form of an executive order issued by the President of the United States with the advice and consent of the National Security Council. The directives articulate the executive's national security policy and carry the "full force and effect of law".

Since many of the Presidential Directives pertain to the national security of the United States, many were or are secret ("classified").

Read more about Presidential Directive:  Names For National Security Directives By Administration

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