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List of Abbreviations and Symbols

  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • C, Office of the Counselor of the Department of State
  • CA, circular airgram; Office of Chinese Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • C in C, Commander in Chief
  • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, Europe
  • CPI, Communist Party of India
  • DEF/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • del, delegation
  • Delga, series indicator for telegrams from the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly to the Department of State
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DFS, Direct Forces Support
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • Dulte, series indicator for telegrams from Secretary of State Dulles while away from Washington
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ECA, Economic Cooperation Administration
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, United Nations
  • Embdes, Embassy despatch
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EXIM, Export–Import Bank
  • FCN, Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FOA, Foreign Operations Administration
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • GA, General Assembly
  • GARIOA, Government and Relief in Occupied Areas
  • GG, Governor General
  • GOA, Government of Afghanistan
  • GOI, Government of India
  • GOP, Government of Pakistan
  • HICOM, High Commissioner
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines
  • L/NEA, Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MDA, Mutual Defense Assistance
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • MEA, Ministry of External Affairs
  • MKA, Morrison–Knudson of Afghanistan, Inc.
  • MSA, Mutual Security Agency/Act/Agreement
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OFD, Office of Financial and Development Policy, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • PAA, Pan American Airlines
  • PAF, Pakistani Air Force
  • Pak, Pakistan
  • PAO, Public Affairs Officer
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • RGA, Royal Government of Afghanistan
  • SC, United Nations Security Council
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • SOA, Office of South Asian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Affairs, Department of State
  • S/P, Assistant Secretary of State for Policy Planning, Department of State
  • S/S, The Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SYG, Secretary–General of the United Nations
  • TAD, Trade Agreements and Treaty Division, Office of International Trade and Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • TCA, Technical Cooperation Administration
  • Toica, series indicator for telegrams to the International Cooperation Administration in Washington from its missions abroad
  • TWA, Trans World Airlines
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • U/MSA, Office of the Special Assistant for Mutual Security Affairs, Department of State
  • U/OP, Operations Coordinator, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCIP, United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan
  • UNIVAC, Universal Automatic Computer (early commercial computer)
  • UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • UN Rep, United Nations Representative
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USMC, United States Marine Corps
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USOM, United States Operations Mission
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations