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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1955–1957, Africa, Volume XVIII


List of Abbreviations

  • AA, Administering Authority
  • ABAKs, Alliance des Bakings
  • ACLU, Arab Confederation of Labor Unions
  • AC&W, Aircraft Control and Warning System
  • ADCC, Air Defense Control Center
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Office of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFN, Office of Northern Africa Affairs, Department of State
  • AFS, Office of Southern Africa Affairs, Department of State
  • AFIS, Amministrazione Fiduciaria Italiana della Somalia
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFP, Agence France Presse
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AmEmb, American Embassy
  • ANC, African National Congress
  • AOF, Afrique Occidentale Française
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • AvGas, Aviation Gas
  • B.C.A. Fed, British Central African Federation
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Department of State
  • BP, Baghdad Pact
  • C, Counselor of the Department of State
  • CA, Office of Chinese Affairs, Department of State; Constituent Assembly; circular airgram
  • CARE, Cooperative for American Remittances to Everywhere
  • CCTA, Consultative Committee for Technical Assistance in Africa
  • CFEP, Council on Foreign Economic Policy
  • CGT, Confédération Générale du Travail
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • C.I.D., Criminal Investigation Department
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, United States Forces, Europe
  • CINCNELM, Commander in Chief, United States Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
  • CINCSOUTH, Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Southern Europe
  • CINCUSAFE, Commander in Chief, United States, Air Force, Europe
  • CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • cirtel, circular telegram
  • Cominform, Communist Information Bureau
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • CO, Commanding Officer
  • Comdr, Commander
  • COMNAVACTS, Commander of Naval Activities
  • ConGen, Consulate General
  • CP, Communist Party
  • CPAO, Chief Public Affairs Officer
  • CPI, Communist Party of India
  • CPP, Convention People’s Party (Gold Coast)
  • CRO, Commonwealth Relations Office
  • CRS, Compagnie républicaines de sécurité
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DEF/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Delga, series indictor for telegrams from the United States delegation to the United Nations General Assembly
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • desp, despatch
  • DFS, Direct Forces Support
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DNI, Director of Naval Intelligence
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOT’s, Dependent Overseas Territories
  • DRN, Division of Research for the Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Department of State
  • DS, Defense Support
  • Dulte, series indicator for personal telegrams from Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ED, Economic Development Division, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EDAC, Economic Defense Advisory Committee
  • EDC, European Defense Community
  • EE, Ofice of Eastern European Affairs, Department of State
  • Embdes, Embassy despatch
  • Embdesp, Embassy despatch
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ESS, Egypt, Saudi, Syria Pact
  • E.S.T., Eastern Standard Time
  • ETA, estimated time of arrival
  • EUCOM, European Command
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Department of State
  • Euratom, European Atomic Energy Community
  • EXIM, Export–Import Bank of Washington
  • Eximbank, Export–Import Bank of Washington
  • FAMA, Foundation for Mutual Assistance in Africa
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBO, Office of Foreign Buildings, Department of State
  • FCN, Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEA, French Equatorial Africa
  • FLN, Front de Libération Nationale
  • FOA, Foreign Operations Administration
  • FOA/W, Foreign Operations Administration/Washington
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister, Ministry
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FonSec, Foreign Secretary
  • FWA, French West Africa
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • Gadel, series indicator for telegrams to the United States delegation to the United Nations General Assembly
  • GARIOA, Government and Relief in Occupied Areas
  • GG, Governor General
  • GOA, Government of Afghanistan
  • GOC, Government of Ceylon
  • GOF, Government of France
  • GOI, Government of India
  • GOI, Government of Italy
  • GOL, Government of Liberia
  • GOL, Government of Libya
  • GOM, Government of Morocco
  • GOP, Government of Pakistan
  • GOT, Government of Tunisia
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • H, Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • H. Con. Res., House of Representatives concurrent resolution
  • HICOM, High Commission, Commissioner
  • H.J. Res., House of Representatives Joint Resolution
  • HM, His (Her) Majesty
  • HMG, His (Her) Majesty’s Government
  • HQ, Headquarters
  • HVA, Helmand Valley Authority
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ICA/W, International Cooperation Administration, Washington
  • Icato, series indicator for telegrams from the International Cooperation Administration in Washington to the missions abroad
  • ICFTU, International Confederaton of Free Trade Unions
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • ICS, Indian Civil Service
  • ICU, Industrial and Commercial Workers Union
  • IEG, Imperial Ethiopian Government
  • IES, International Educational Exchange Service
  • ILO, International Labor Organiztion
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • instr, instruction
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IPU, Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • IRBM, intermediate-range ballistic missile
  • IRR, Institute of Race Relations
  • ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • JAS, Joint Administration Service
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • K.C.M.G., Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/E, Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • L/EUR, Assistant Legal Adviser for European Affairs, Department of State
  • L/MSA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Mutual Security Affairs, Depatment of State
  • L/SFP, Assistant Legal Adviser for Special Functional Problems, Department of State
  • L/UNA, Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America
  • LAJAS, Libyan-American Joint Service
  • LARC, Libyan-American Reconstruction Commission
  • LPDSA, Libyan Public Development and Stabilization Agency
  • MA, Military Attaché
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MATS, Military Air Transport Service
  • MDA, Mutual Defense Assistance
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • MDS, Mutual Defense Security (Act)
  • ME, Middle East
  • MEA, Ministry of External Affairs
  • MEDO, Middle East Defense Organization
  • memcon, memorandum of conversation
  • MEP, Mahajana Eksath Peramuna Coalition, Ceylon
  • MKA, Morrison–Knudsen Corporation, Afghanistan
  • MNA, Mouvement National Algérien
  • MS, Mutual Security
  • MSA, Mutual Security Agency/Act/ Agreement
  • msg, message
  • msn, mission
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program
  • MTLD, Triumph of Democratic Liberties Party (Mouvement pour le Triomphe des Libertés Démocratiques)
  • mytel, my telegram
  • NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems; North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCNC, National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons
  • NE, Near East; Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/EX, Office of the Executive Director of the Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/P, Public Affairs Adviser, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • NESA, Office of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • niact, night action, communications indicator requiring attention by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSGT’s, Non–Self–Governing Territories
  • NUP, National Unionist Party
  • NWC, National War College
  • NWFP, North West Frontier Province of Pakistan
  • NYT, New York Times
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • ODA, Office of Dependent Area Affairs, Department of State
  • OFD, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OIR, Office of Intelligence Research, Department of State
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSP, offshore procurement
  • PAA, Pan American Airlines
  • PAF, Pakistani Air Force
  • Pak, Pakistan
  • PAO, Public Affairs Officer
  • PDP, Peoples Democratic Party
  • PF, Pakistani Forces
  • P.L., Public Law
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • POL, petroleum, oil, lubricants
  • PolAd, Political Adviser
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • PSA, Office of Philippines and Southeast Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • PTP, Togolese Progress Party (Parti Togolais du progrès)
  • PTT, post, telegraph, and telephone
  • R, Office of the Special Assistant for Intelligence, Department of State
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Department of State
  • RCA, Radio Corporation of America
  • RDA, Rassemblement Démocratique Africain
  • REA, Office of Inter–American Regional Economic Affairs, Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • refdesp, reference despatch
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • RGA, Royal Government of Afghanistan
  • RILU, Reformed Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union
  • S/AE, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Atomic Energy Affairs
  • S/MSA, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Mutual Security Affairs
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–RO, Reports and Operational Staff, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SA, South Africa
  • SABC, South African Broadcasting Corporation
  • SABRA, South Arican Bureau for Racial Affairs
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • SAS, Sections Administratives Specialisées
  • SC, United Nations Security Council
  • SEA, Southeast Asia
  • SEATO, Southeast Asian Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams to the Department of State from the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • SFIO, Section Française de l’Internationale Ouvrière
  • SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOA, Office of South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • SOF, status of forces
  • S.Res., Senate resolution
  • SYG, United Nations Secretary–General
  • SYL, Somali Youth League
  • TA, technical assistance
  • TAA, Tanganyikan African Association
  • TAC, Tactical Air Command
  • TANU, Tanganyika African National Union
  • TC, Trusteeship Council; technical cooperation
  • TCA, Technical Cooperation Administration
  • TCM, Technical Cooperation Mission
  • Tedul, series indicator for personal telegrams to Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • TIAS, Treaties and Other International Acts Series
  • Toica, series indicator for telegrams to the International Cooperation Administration in Washington from its missions abroad
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • TS, Top Secret
  • TUC, Trade Union Congress
  • TWA, Trans World Airlines, Inc.
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • U/MSA, Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UDMA, Union Démocratique du Manifeste Algérien
  • UGTA, Union Générale des Travailleurs Algériens
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UMT, Union Morocaine du Travail
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCIP, United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNICEF, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
  • unn, unnumbered
  • UNO, United Nations Organization
  • UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Department of State
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UP, United Press
  • UPC, Union des Populations Camerounaises
  • UPNA, Uniao das Populacoes de Norte de Angola
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USAFE, United States Air Force, Europe
  • USBA, Union Syndical des Bases Americains
  • USCINCEUR, United States Commander in Chief, Europe
  • USDel, United States Delegation
  • USDelUN, United States Delegation to the United Nations
  • Usfoto, series indicator for telegrams and airgrams from the Foreign Operations Administration to its missions abroad
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USLO, United States Liaison Office
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USOM, United States Operations Mission
  • USOM/L, United States Operations Mission, London
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • USTA, Union Syndicale des Travailleurs Algériens
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • VP, Vice President
  • WAAC, West African Airways Corporation
  • WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Department of State
  • Weeka, weekly interagency summary analysis from United States diplomatic missions
  • WFTU, World Federation of Trade Unions