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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958–1960, Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula, Volume XII


List of Abbreviations

  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFL/CIO, American Federation of Labor/Congress on Industrial Organizations
  • AmEmb, American Embassy
  • ARAMCO, Arabian-American Oil Company.
  • ARMISH-MAAG, United States Military Mission with the Iranian Army–Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • ASRP, Arab Socialist Resurrectionist Party (Syrian)
  • AU, Arab Union (Jordan and Iraq)
  • B/D, barrels per day
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs
  • BP, British Petroleum; Baghdad Pact; Industrial Business Practices Division, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • C, Office of the Counselor, Department of State
  • CARE, Cooperative for American Remittances to Everywhere
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization (renamed Baghdad Pact Organization after August 21, 1959)
  • ChiComs, Chinese Communists
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIC, Counter Intelligence Corps
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, Europe
  • CINCNELM, Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
  • CMPS, Combined Military Planning Staff, CENTO
  • COMIDEASTFOR, Commanding Officer, Middle East Forces
  • Condes, Consulate despatch
  • CONUS, Continental United States
  • COS, Chief of Staff
  • CP, Communist Party
  • CPI, Communist Party of Iraq
  • DAF, Dhahran Airfield
  • DD/P, Deputy Director, Plans, CIA
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DMO, Director of Military Operations
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DRN, Division of Research and Analysis for Near East, South Asia, and Africa, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • DS, Defense Support
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EAL, Eastern Airlines
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ENI, Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi (Italian oil company)
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EURATOM, European Atomic Energy Community
  • Ex-Im, Export-Import
  • Eximbank, Export-Import Bank
  • FAO, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • FM, Foreign Minister
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOI, Government of Iran; Government of Iraq
  • GOT, Government of Turkey
  • GOY, Government of Yemen
  • GTI, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iranian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • H, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • HKJ, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • HMG, Her Majesty’s Government (U.K.)
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IPC, Iraq Petroleum Company
  • IRBM, intermediate-range ballistic missile
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/E, Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • LSM, landing ship, medium
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MATS, Military Air Transport Service
  • ME, Middle East
  • ME Res., Middle East Resolution
  • MIG, A.I. Mikoyan i M.I. Gurevich (Soviet fighter aircraft named for designers Mikoyan and Gurevich)
  • MSA, Mutual Security Agency/Act/Assistance
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program; military support program
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NDP, National Democratic Party (Iraq)
  • NE, Near East; Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs until August 20, 1958; thereafter Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NE/E, Officer in Charge of Economic Affairs, Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • O/CI, Office of Current Intelligence, CIA
  • OCMD, Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • P, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
  • PL, Public Law
  • PMDG, Permanent Military Defense Group, CENTO
  • PMRG, Permanent Military Representatives Group
  • PODST, Principal Officer’s Daily Summary Telegram
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • PRF, Popular Resistance Force, Iraq
  • PX, Post Exchange
  • RAF, Royal Air Force
  • RIAF, Royal Iraqi Air Force
  • SA, Saudi Arabia
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SAG, Saudi Arabian Government
  • Savak, Iranian National Security and Information Service (Sazeman-e Ettela’at va Amniyat-e Keshvar)
  • SCS, Supreme Chief of Staff (Iran)
  • SEATO, South East Asia Treaty Organization
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOA, Office of South Asian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • SOCAL, Standard Oil of California
  • SONJ, Standard Oil of New Jersey
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat of the Department of State
  • TAPLINE, Trans-Arabian Pipeline Company
  • TOICA, series indicator for telegrams to the International Cooperation Administration
  • TWA, Trans World Airways
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UAS, United Arab States (UAR and Yemen)
  • U/CEA, Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Communist Economic Affairs
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine and the Near East
  • UNTSO, United Nations Truce Supervisory Organization
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USMILREPME, United States Military Representative for the Middle East (proposed)
  • USMTM, United States Military Training Mission (Saudi Arabia)
  • USOM, United States Operations Mission
  • USRO, United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • W, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • WE/EUR, Office of Western European Affairs
  • WFTU, World Federation of Trade Unions