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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume E–1, Documents on Global Issues, 1969–1972


List of Abbreviations

  • AALAPSO, Afro–Asian–Latin American Peoples' Solidarity Organization
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/I, Office of Inter–African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • ALPA, Airline Pilots Association
  • AMB, ambassador
  • ANERA, American Near East Refugee Aid
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/BR, Office of Brazil Affairs, Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/EP, Office of Ecuador and Peru Affairs, Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA, Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development and Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA/APA, Office of Andean and Pacific Affairs, Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development and Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA/APU, Office of Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay Affairs, Bureau of Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASTA, American Society of Travel Agents
  • ATA, Air Transport Association of America
  • ATF, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Department of Justice
  • BNDD, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Department of Justice
  • BOAC, British Overseas Airways Corporation
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BSO, Black September Organization
  • C, Office of the Counselor of the Department of State
  • CAB, Civil Aeronautics Board
  • CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (United Nations)
  • CCMS, Committee on Challenges of Modern Society, NATO
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CEP, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru
  • CEQ, Council on Environmental Quality
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CID, Criminal Investigation Division
  • CIF, Chinese Irregular Forces
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, European Forces
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific Forces
  • CINCUSAFE, Commander–in–Chief, U.S. Air Force, Europe
  • CIO, Central Intelligence Organization, South Vietnam
  • CIOA, Committee on International Ocean Affairs
  • CIPME, Committee on International Policy in the Marine Environment
  • CND, United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs
  • Comite, committee
  • COMSAT, Communications Satellite Corporation
  • CRC, OECD Committee for Research Cooperation
  • CSC, Communications Satellite Corporation
  • CSSR, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  • D, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • DALE, Office for Drug Abuse Law Enforcement
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DDT, dichloro diphenyl trichloroethane, (pesticide widely used in the United States up until the 1970s)
  • DELS, Delegates
  • DirGen, Director General
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • D/LOS, NSC Inter–Agency Task Force on the Law of the Sea, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Department of State
  • DAGLOS, Defense Advisory Group on Law of the Sea, Department of Defense
  • DOS, Department of State
  • DOT, Department of Transportation
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EE, Eastern Europe
  • E/OA/AN, Aviation Negotiations Division, Office of Aviation, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E/OA/AP, Aviation Programs and Policy Division, Office of Aviation, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E/TT/TD, Office of Telecommunications, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • E/ORF, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E/ORF/FSE, Office of Fuels and Energy, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/ACA, Office of Asian Communist Affairs, Bureau of East Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/J, Office of Japanese Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/ROC, Office of Republic of China Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/ROK, Office of Republic of Korea Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • ECA, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • ECAFE, United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
  • ECE, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • ECLA, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America
  • ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council
  • EDT, Eastern Daylight Time
  • EEZ, Exclusive Economic Zone
  • ENDC, United Nations Eighteen Nation Disarmament Conference
  • ELDO, European Launcher Development Organization
  • EOB, Executive Office Building
  • EPA, Environmental Protection Agency
  • EPS, Executive Protective Service
  • ESC, European Space Conference
  • ESRO, European Space Research Organization
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/CAN, Office of Canada Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/GER, Office of Germany Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/FBX, Office of French, Benelux Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPE, Office of Organization for European Cooperation and Development, European Community and Atlantic Political–Economic Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SES, Soviet and Eastern European Exchanges Staff, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SPP, Office of Spain and Portugal Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • ExCom, Executive Committee
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution
  • Ex–Im, Export–Import Bank
  • FAA, Federal Aviation Administration
  • FAO, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FAR, Forces Armées du Royaume (Royal Armed Forces of Laos)
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FCC, Federal Communications Commission
  • FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • FEER, Far Eastern Economic Review
  • FODAG, United States Mission to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture
  • FMS, Foreign Military Sales
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FonSec, Foreign Secretary
  • FPD, Federal Political Department, Swiss Embassy, Cuba
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FRG, Government of France
  • FSI, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State
  • FSO, Foreign Service Officer
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GESAMP, Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection
  • GOA, Government of Argentina
  • GOB, Government of Brazil
  • GOC, Government of Cuba
  • GOE, Government of Ecuador
  • GOI, Government of India
  • GOI, Government of Israel
  • GOJ, Government of Jordan
  • GOL, Government of Lebanon
  • GOP, Government of Pakistan
  • GOT, Government of Turkey
  • GOU, Government of Uruguay
  • GPO, Government Printing Office
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • GS, General Schedule
  • GUB, Government of the Union of Burma
  • GVN, Government of Vietnam
  • H, Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HR, House Resolution
  • HUD, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IAJC, Inter–American Juridical Committee
  • IATA, International Air Transport Association
  • IBM, International Business Machines
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • ICRC, International Committee for the Red Cross
  • ICSC, Interim Communications Satellite Corporation
  • ICSU, International Council of Scientific Unions
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDEP, United Nations Institute for Economic Development and Planning
  • IFALPA, International Federation of Airline Pilots Association
  • IFTW, International Transport Workers Federation
  • ILC, International Law Commission
  • ILO, International Labour Organization
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • IMCO, Inter–Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization
  • IMSAP, International Marine Sciences Panel, National Academy of Sciences
  • INCB, International Narcotics Control Board
  • INCO, industries and commodities
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DCC, Office of the Deputy Director for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/GGI, Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/RAR, Office of Research and Analysis for American Republics, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/XR, Office of External Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • INTERPOL, International Criminal Police Organization
  • INTELSAT, International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/HDC, Office of Health and Drug Control, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/OES, Office of International Economic and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/P, Office of Public Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/SCT, Science and Technology Agency, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IOC, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  • IO/TRC, Office of Transportation and Communications, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IRS, Internal Revenue Service
  • ISSC, International Social Science Council
  • IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
  • IWG, Intergovernmental Working Group
  • J, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • JAA, Jordan Arab Army
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • J/PM, Office of Politico–Military Affairs, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Department of State
  • KMT, Koumintang
  • L, Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/AF, Assistant Legal Adviser for African Affairs, Department of State
  • L/ARA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Inter–American Affairs, Department of State
  • L/E, Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • L/EA, Assistant Legal Adviser for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/LOS, Assistant Legal Adviser for Law of the Sea Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/M/SCA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Management and Consular Affairs, Department of State
  • L/OA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Ocean Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/OES, Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/PMO, Assistant Legal Adviser for Politico–Military and Ocean Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/SCI, Assistant Legal Adviser for Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • L/SPA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Special Political Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/T, Assistant Legal Adviser for Treaty Affairs, Department of State
  • L/UNA, Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America
  • LDC, less–developed country
  • LTA, long–term agreement
  • LOS, Law of the Sea
  • M, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • MACV, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • ME, Middle East
  • MFBR, Mutual Balanced Force Reduction
  • MFN, Most–Favored Nation
  • MIG, Soviet fighter aircraft named for designers Mikoyan and Gurevich
  • MisOff, Mission Officer
  • MSY, Maximum Sustainable Yield
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NACOA, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere
  • NAS, National Academy of Sciences
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASC, National Aeronautics and Space Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCMRED, National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARN, Office of Lebanon, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IAI, Office of Israel and Arab–Israel 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
  • NEAFC, North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission
  • NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Nodis, No Distribution
  • Noforn, No Foreign Dissemination
  • NPC, National Petroleum Council
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSF, National Science Foundation
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NTB, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tech Brief; also National Transportation Board
  • O, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration
  • O/SY, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Security
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OASGA, Organization of American States General Assembly
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OBE, overtaken by events
  • ODAP, Office for Drug Abuse Prevention
  • OECD, Organization for European Cooperation and Development
  • OECD/ENV, Organization for European Cooperation and Development Environment Committee
  • OEP, Office of Economic Policy, Department of Treasury
  • OES, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/OA/MLP, Marine Law and Policy, Office of Ocean Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/OLP, Office of Ocean Law and Policy, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/OLP/OCEANS, Office of Oceans Affairs, Office of Ocean Law and Policy, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OST, Office of Science and Technology
  • PAA, Pan–American Airways
  • Para, paragraph
  • PAO, Public Affairs Officer
  • PermRep, Permanent Representative
  • PFLP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • PL, Public Law
  • PLO, Palestinian Liberation Organization
  • PM, Bureau of Politico–Military Affairs, Department of State; also prime minister
  • PM/ISO, Office of International Security Operations, Bureau of Politico–Military Affairs, Department of State
  • POLAD, Political Advisor
  • POW, Prisoner of War
  • PRC, People's Republic of China
  • RAM, Research Applications Module
  • R & D, Research and Development
  • Recon, Remote Control
  • Reftel, Reference telegram
  • Rep, Representative
  • Res, United Nations Resolution
  • RG, Record Group
  • RGUB, Royal Government of Burma
  • RLAF, Royal Lao Air Force
  • RLT, Royal Lao Government
  • ROC, Republic of China
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • ROVN, Republic of Vietnam
  • RTG, Royal Thai Government
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/FW, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fisheries and Wildlife, Department of State
  • S/FW–COA, Coordinator of Ocean Affairs, Special As Assistant to the Secretary for Fisheries and Wildlife, Department of State
  • S/NM, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Narcotics Matters
  • S/PRS, Office of Press Relations, Department of State
  • S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • SADOF, Shelf and Deep Ocean Floor (a working sub–group of CIPME)
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SAODAP, Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention
  • SARG, Syrian Arab Republic Government
  • SC, United Nations Security Council; also North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science Committee
  • SCI, Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
  • SCI/EN, Office of Environmental Affairs, Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
  • SCI/SAM, Office of Space and Atmospheric Affairs, Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
  • SCI/SE, Office of Space and Environmental Science Affairs, Office of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
  • SLBM, Submarine–Launched Ballistic Missiles
  • SOSUS, Sound Surveillance System
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • SUDEPE, Superintendencia do desenvolvimento da pesca (fishery development agency), Brazil
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • Septel, separate telegram
  • SNO, Special Narcotics Organization, Thailand
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • STS, Space Transportation System
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • SYG, United Nations Secretary–General
  • TASC, Treatment Alternative to Street Crime
  • TASS, Telegrafnoye Agentsvo Sovetskogo Soiuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams sent to the Secretary of State while outside of Washington
  • TMO, Turkish Soil Products Office
  • TWA, Trans–World Airlines
  • U, Under Secretary of State
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UARG, Government of the United Arab Republic
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCLOS III, Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Program
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund
  • UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief and Works Agency
  • US, United States
  • USA, United States of America
  • USAFE, United States Air Forces in Europe
  • USAREUR, United States Army, European Command
  • USC, Under Secretaries Committee
  • USEC Brussels, United States mission to the European Economic Communities in Brussels, Belgium
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USINT, United States Interest Section
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USNATO, United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • USNMR SHAPE, United States National Military Representative, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe
  • USOECD, United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VA, Veteran's Administration
  • VNAF, Vietnamese Air Force
  • WE, Western Europe
  • WEO, Western Europe and Other group
  • WHO, World Health Organization
  • WMO, World Meteorological Organization
  • WNRC, Washington National Records Center
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group