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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958–1960, Africa, Volume XIV


List of Abbreviations

  • Abako, Alliance des Ba-Kongo
  • AC, United Nations Advisory Committee on the Congo
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/AFC, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/AFI, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFE, Office of Eastern and Southern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/N, Office of Northern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFP, Agence France Presse
  • AFS, Office of South African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/W, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • ANC, Armée Nationale Congolaise (Congo); African National Congress (South Africa)
  • AP, Associated Press
  • ASAF, Asian-African
  • ASW, anti-submarine warfare
  • AV, Aviation Division, Office of Transport and Communications, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • Balubakat, Association des Ba-Luba du Katanga
  • BCP, Belgian Communist Party
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • CA, circular airgram
  • CAC, United Nations Advisory Committee on the Congo
  • CARE, Cooperative for American Remittances to Everywhere
  • CC, United Nations Conciliation Commission
  • CEREA, Centre de Regroupement Africain (Congo)
  • CFEP, Council on Foreign Economic Policy
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist(s)
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIMCO, Congo International Management Corporation
  • CINCLANT, Commander in Chief, Armed Forces, Atlantic
  • CINCLANTFLT, Commander in Chief, Armed Forces, Atlantic Fleet
  • CNA, Congolese National Army
  • CODEL, Congressional delegation
  • comite, committee
  • Conakat, Confédération des Associations Tribale du Katanga
  • Contel, Consulate telegram
  • CRITIC, indicator for emergency telegram
  • CSK, Comite Speciale du Katanga
  • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • DAG, Development Assistance Group
  • DDE, Dwight David Eisenhower
  • Del, delegate, delegation
  • Delga, series indicator for telegrams from the delegation at the United Nations General Assembly to the Department of State
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EDT, Eastern Daylight Time
  • EE, Office of Eastern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • EmbDes, Embassy despatch
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ES, Emergency Session of the United Nations
  • ETA, estimated time of arrival
  • EUCOM, European Command (U.S. Army)
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAMA, Foundation for Mutual Assistance in Africa South of the Sahara
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • FBO, Office of Foreign Buildings, Department of State
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FEPC, Fair Employment Practices Commission
  • FLN, Front de Libération Nationale (Algeria)
  • FM, FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FP, Force Publique (Congo)
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G–2, Army general staff section dealing with intelligence at the divisional level or higher
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • GADel, United Nations General Assembly Delegation
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GOB, Government of Belgium
  • GOC, Government of the Congo; United Nations Good Offices Committee on South West Africa
  • GOF, Government of France
  • GOG, Government of Ghana; Government of Guinea
  • GOI, Government of Italy
  • GOL, Government of Liberia
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • GSR, Government of the Somali Republic
  • HICOM, High Commission, High Commissioner
  • HMG, Her (His) Majesty’s Government
  • HQ, Headquarters
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IES, International Educational Exchange Service
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JFD, John Foster Dulles
  • kw, kilowatt
  • LA, Latin America
  • Leo, Leopoldville
  • ltr, letter
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MC, MemCon, Memorandum of Conversation
  • ME, Middle East
  • MEA, Ministry of External Affairs
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MinDef, Minister/Ministry of Defense
  • MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MNC, Mouvement National Congolais
  • M/OP, Operations Coordinator, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • MSA, Mutual Security Agency/Act/Agreement
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program
  • mtg, meeting
  • mytels, my telegrams
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NBC, National Broadcasting Company
  • NEA/AF, Office of African Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • Niact, night action requiring immediate reply
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NY, New York
  • NZ, New Zealand
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OFD/ED, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Economic Development Division, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ONUC, Organisation des Nations-Unis au Congo (see UNOC)
  • OPEX, United Nations technical assistance program for providing operational, executive, and administrative personnel
  • ourtel, our telegram
  • P, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PAA, Pan American Airways
  • PAFMECA, Pan-African Freedom Movement of East and Central Africa
  • PDG, Parti Democratique Guinéen
  • PGAR, Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic
  • P.L., Public Law
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • PNG, persona non grata
  • POL, petroleum, oil, lubricants
  • Polto, series indicator for telegrams from the United States Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to the Department of State
  • PPS, Policy Planning Staff
  • PriMin, Prime Minister
  • PSA, Parti Solidaire Africain (Congo)
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • refdes, reference despatch
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Res, resolution
  • RG, Record Group
  • SA, South Africa
  • SC, United Nations Security Council
  • SecDel, Secretary of State’s Delegation
  • Secy, Secretary of State
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • S/P, Assistant Secretary of State for Policy Planning; Policy Planning Staff
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • Stat., United States Statutes at Large
  • SUNFED, Special United Nations Fund for Economic Development
  • SWA, South West Africa
  • SYG, United Nations Secretary-General
  • TASS, Telegraphnoye Agentstvo Sovyetskogo Soyuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
  • TC, Technical Cooperation
  • Topol, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the United States Permanent Representative at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • TSO, United Nations Truce Supervisory Organization
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • U/CEA, Special Assistant for Communist Economic Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UKDel, United Kingdom Delegation to the United Nations
  • UM, Union Minière (Congo mining company)
  • UMHK, Union Minière du Haut-Katanga
  • U/MSC, Deputy Coordinator for Mutual Security, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNDel, United Nations Delegation
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund
  • UNOC, United Nations Operations in the Congo (see ONUC)
  • UNOGIL, United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon
  • UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USCINCEUR, United States Commander in Chief, Europe
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USIS, United States Information Service (overseas branches of USIA)
  • 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
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • VIP, very important person
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State