Greater Vocabulary for Greater World Power!
National Command Authorities—The President and the Secretary of Defense or their duly deputized alternates or successors. Also called NCA. —page 355
(A tip of the cap to Steven Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists for posting the recently revised Department of Defense official dictionary. Check out the invaluable FAS Project on Government Secrecy.)
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 23, 2004