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Middle East Region and Arabian Peninsula, 1969–1972; Jordan, September 1970

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXIV, Middle East Region and Arabian Peninsula, 1969–1972; Jordan, September 1970


Abbreviations and Terms

  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACE, Allied Command Europe
  • Adm., Admiral
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF/AFI, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/N, Office of Northern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/P, Public Affairs Adviser, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AID/NESA, Bureau for Near East and South Asian Affairs, Agency for International Development
  • AID/OPS, Office of Public Safety, Agency for International Development
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • ANM, Arab National Movement
  • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States Alliance
  • APC, Armored Personnel Carrier
  • ARAMCO, Arabian American Oil Company
  • ASW, Anti-Submarine Warfare
  • ATH, Air Transportable Hospital
  • AUB, American University Beirut
  • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • b/d, barrels per day
  • BG, Brigadier General
  • BIOT, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • BOAC, British Overseas Airways Corporation
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • CAS, Controlled American Source
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CG/FF, Coast Guard/Frontier Forces, Saudi Arabia
  • Chicoms, Chinese Communists
  • CHNAVOPS, Chief of Naval Operations
  • CHNAVSEC, Chief, Naval Section
  • CHUSMTM, Chief, U.S. Military Training Mission, Saudi Arabia
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCEUR, Commander-in-Chief, European Command
  • CINCLANT, Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Command; Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Forces
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific Command
  • CINCPACAF, Commander in Chief, Pacific Command, Air Force
  • CINCSOUTH, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command/(NATO) Commander-in Chief, Allied Forces, Southern Europe
  • CINCSTRIKE/CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Strike Command/Commander in Chief Middle East, Africa and South Asia
  • CINCUSNAVEUR, Commander in Chief, U.S. Navy, Europe
  • CNO, Chief Naval Officer
  • COE, Army Corps of Engineers
  • COE MEDDIV, Corps of Engineers, Mediterranean Division
  • COMIDEASTFOR, Commander, Middle East Forces
  • COMLANDSOUTHEAST, Commander, Allied Land Forces, Southeastern Europe
  • COMSIXFLT, Commander, Sixth Fleet
  • COMSTRIKEFORSOUTH, Commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces, Southern Europe
  • ConGen, Consulate General
  • CSA, Chief of Staff, United States Army
  • CSAF, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
  • CT, Country Team
  • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • CVA, Attack Aircraft Carrier
  • DA or DATT, Defense Attaché
  • DAO, Defense Attaché Office
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DeptOffs, Department Officers
  • DG, Director General, Ministry of Defense and Aviation, Saudi Arabia
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Dissem, Dissemination
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • DOD/ISA/NESA, Office of Near East and South Asian Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • DOD/ISA/SA, Office of Security Assistance, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • DSAA, Defense Security Assistance Agency
  • DSYG, Deputy Secretary General
  • E/IFD/ODF, Office of International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • Emb, Embassy
  • EmbOff, Embassy Officer
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/BMI, Office of United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/NE, Office of Northern Europe, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPM, Office of NATO and Atlantic Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution (extremely limited distribution or dissemination)
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • FAA, Federation of Arab Amirates; Federal Aviation Authority
  • Fatah, Palestine Homeland Liberation Movement (Harekat at-Takrir al-Wataniyyeh al-Falastiniyyeh)
  • FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • FIDP, Foreign Intelligence Defense Program
  • FLOSY, Front for the Liberation of South Yemen
  • FMRA, Foreign Military Rights Affairs
  • FMS, Foreign Military Sales
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister, Foreign Ministry
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FonSec, Foreign Secretary
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • FYI, For Your Information
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GCA, Government Contracting Activity
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GOB, Government of Bahrain
  • GOC, Government of Ceylon
  • GOI, Government of Iran, Israel, Iraq, or India
  • GOJ, Government of Jordan, Japan
  • GOK, Government of Kuwait
  • GOL, Government of Lebanon
  • GOS, Government of Syria
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HE, His/Her Excellency
  • helo, helicopter
  • HFAC, House Foreign Affairs Committee
  • HIM, His Imperial Majesty, the Shah of Iran
  • HM, His/Her Majesty
  • HMG, His/Her Majesty’s Government
  • HMS, His/Her Majesty’s Station
  • HRH, His/Her Royal Highness
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Authority
  • ICBM, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
  • ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDF, Israeli Defense Force
  • IFF, Identification, Friend or Foe
  • IG, Interdepartmental Group
  • Indo-Pak, India-Pakistan
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/RNA, Office of Research and Analysis for Near East and South Asia, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/RSE, Office of Research and Analysis for USSR and Eastern Europe, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INTELSAT, International Telecommunications Satellite
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • ISA, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • ISA/EUR, Office of European Affairs, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • ISA/COMP, Office of the Comptroller, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • ISA/I&L, Office of Installations and Logistics, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • J, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • J/PM, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • JAA, Jordanian Arab Army
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCS/J–5, Plans Section, Joint Plans and Policy Office, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JIC, Joint Intelligence Committee
  • JTF, Jordan Task Force
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/C, International Claims, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/M/SCA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Management and Consular Affairs, Department of State
  • L/NEA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • L/PM or L/PMO, Assistant Legal Adviser for Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • L/T, Assistant Legal Adviser for Treaty Affairs, Department of State
  • Limdis, Limited Distribution
  • LOC, Lines of Communication
  • LPH, Amphibious assault ship (helicopter); landing platform helicopter
  • Lt. Gen., Lieutenant General
  • LTG, Lieutenant General
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MASH, Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction
  • ME, Middle East
  • Med, Mediterranean
  • MemCon, Memorandum of Conversation
  • MENA, Middle East News Agency
  • MFR or MR, Memorandum for the Record
  • MGD, Million Gallons per Day
  • MIDEASTFOR, Middle East Forces
  • MinDef, Minister of Defense
  • MinFin, Minister of Finance
  • MinPet, Minister of Petroleum
  • MinState, Minister of State
  • MOD, Minister of Defense
  • MODA, Minister or Ministry of Defense and Aviation, Saudi Arabia
  • MOU, Memorandum of Understanding
  • MTM, Military Training Mission
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARN, Office of Lebanese, Jordanian, Syrian, and Iraqi Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARP, Office of Arabian Peninsular Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IAI, Office of Israeli and Arab-Israeli Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/INC, Office of Indian, Ceylonese, Nepalese, and Maldive Islands Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IRN, Office of Iranian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/PAB, Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/PAF, Office of Pakistan and Afghanistan Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/TUR, Office of Turkish Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/UAR, Office of United Arab Republic Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NFLAP, National Front for the Liberation of the Arabian Peninsula
  • NG or N/G, National Guard, Saudi Arabia
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • NLF, National Liberation Front, South Yemen
  • NMCC, National Military Command Center
  • Nodis, no distribution (other than to persons indicated)
  • Noforn, No Foreign Dissemination
  • Notal, not received by all addressees
  • NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NPW, Nuclear Powered Warship
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSCIG/NEA, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group, Near Eastern Affairs
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSOC, National Security Operations Center
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NUF, National Unity Front, Yemen
  • OASD/ISA/FMRA, Office of Foreign Military Rights Affairs, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OEP, Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OPR/LS, Language Services Division, Office of Operations, Department of State
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OSD/ISA/NESA, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OSD/LA, Office of Legislative Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/PA, Office of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OST, Office of Science and Technology
  • OSW, Office of Saline Water, Department of the Interior
  • PARA, Policy Analysis and Recommended Action Paper/Review
  • PDRY, Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • PDRYG, Government of the Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • PermRep, Permanent Representative
  • PFLOAG, Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arab Gulf
  • PFLP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • PLO, Palestine Liberation Organization
  • PM, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State; Prime Minister
  • PM/ISO, Office of International Security Operations, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/ISP, Office of International Security Policy and Planning, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/MAS, Office of Military Assistance and Sales, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/MC, Office of Munitions Control, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/PA, Office of Security Assistance Planning and Analysis Staff, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • P/MSA, Office of Media Services, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • POL, Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PR, Political Resident, United Kingdom
  • PRSY or PROSY, People’s Republic of Southern Yemen
  • PRSYG, Government of the People’s Republic of Southern Yemen
  • R&D, Research and Development
  • RAF, Royal Air Force, United Kingdom
  • RAMP, Rapid Acquisition and Manufacture of Parts
  • RCD, Regional Cooperation for Development
  • Reece flights, Reconnaissance flights
  • refair, reference airgram
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Rep, representative
  • RG, Record Group; Review Group
  • RN, Royal Navy
  • Rpt, Repeat
  • RSAF, Royal Saudi Air Force
  • RSNF, Royal Saudi Navy Force
  • S/CPR, Chief of Protocol, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/FW, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fisheries and Wildlife, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/PRS, Office of Press Relations, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S, Office of the Secretary, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–O, Operations Center, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SAA, Saudi Arabian Army
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SAG, Saudi Arabian Government
  • SAL, South Arabian League
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SAMA, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
  • SAMP, Saudi Arabian Military Program
  • SAVAK, Iranian internal police (Iranian National Bureau of Security and Intelligence, Sazman-i Ittili’at va Amniyat-i Kishvar)
  • SC, United Nations Security Council
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, Series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • SHAPE, (NATO) Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe
  • SI, Signals Intelligence
  • SIOP, Single Integrated Operations Plan
  • Sit Reps, Situation Reports
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOV or SOVs, Soviets, Soviet Union, USSR
  • SRG, Special Review Group; Senior Review Group
  • SSBN, Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine
  • SSM, Surface-to-Surface Missile System
  • SST, Supersonic Transport
  • SYG, UN Secretary General; CENTO Secretary General
  • TASS, Telegrafnoe Agentstvo Sovetskogo Soyuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
  • TDY, Temporary Duty
  • TIAS, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements (publication series from the Department of State)
  • TOS, Trucial Oman Scouts
  • Tosec, Series indicator for telegrams sent to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • TOW, Tube Launched, Optically Tracked, Wire Guided Anti-Tank Missile System
  • Trucial States, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah, and Fujairah
  • TWA, Trans-World Airlines
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UAE, Union of Arab Emirates
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UKUN, United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Program
  • UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief, and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
  • US, United States
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USAFE, United States Air Forces, Europe
  • USAID, Agency for International Development
  • USAREUR, United States Army, Europe
  • USCINCEUR, United States Commander-in-Chief, Europe
  • USDAO/MAP, United States Defense Attaché Office/Military Assistance Program
  • USDOCOLANDSOUTHEAST, Documents Office, Allied Land Forces, Southeastern Europe
  • USDOCOSOUTH, Documents Office, Allied Forces, Southwestern Europe
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USINT, United States Interests Section
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USMTM, United States Military Training Mission
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USNAVEUR, United States Naval Forces, Europe
  • USNMR, United States National Military Representative
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VADM, Vice Admiral
  • VLF, Very Low Frequency; Very Long Range
  • VTE, Vertical Tube Evaporation Technique
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • VTE/MSF, Vertical Tube Evaporation/Multi-Stage Flash Process
  • WFP, World Food Programme
  • WFTU, World Federation of Trade Unions
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group
  • YAR, Yemen Arab Republic
  • YARG, Government of the Yemen Arab Republic