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President-elect Trump to soon receive intel 'crown jewels'

Updated: Nov 11, 2016 09:18 IST      
President-elect Trump to soon receive intel 'crown jewels'

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 11 (ANI): Two different sets of intelligence briefings will be given to the President-elect Donald Trump, consisting information on the nation's most secretive intelligence-gathering programs from the intelligence community and the US military.

According to the US officials, Trump is set to begin receiving the President's Daily Brief very soon.

The President-elect will be briefed on matters such as signals intelligence collection methods of the National Security Agency, operations conducted by the Pentagon's Joint Special Operations Command and CIA overseas intelligence collections operations, CNN reports.

Specific sources and methods by which intelligence is collected that are some of the country's most sensitive information will also be learned by Trump during the briefings and this would provide him access to information on US spying operations by agents and operatives overseas.

To make an incoming president ready to make key decisions on national security as soon as the oath of office is administered, the " crown jewels" briefings have been set in recent years. (ANI)

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017 16:18 IST     

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017 14:00 IST     

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Asian-origin woman attacked on New York metro station

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 10:47 IST     

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Nepal PM Deuba asks PM Modi to 'support Nepal more'

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 10:25 IST     

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Indian-origin CEO abused for penning down anti-Trump op-ed

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 09:02 IST     

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017 08:39 IST     

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017 07:56 IST     

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Updated: Aug 24, 2017 07:28 IST     

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Trump, McConnell 'remain united': White House

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 06:48 IST     

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Saudi-led airstrike kills 48 in Yemen's capital

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 06:35 IST     

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Discount shop in east London catches fire

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 06:35 IST     

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