Abbreviations

  • AA, anti-aircraft
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • APC, armored personnel carrier
  • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • ChiCom(s), Chinese Communist(s)
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Middle East/South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike Command
  • CT, Country Team
  • DAO, Defense Attache Office
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Dept, Department of State
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • Deptoff, Department of State officer
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DirGen, Director General
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs
  • DMZ, DZ, Demilitarized Zone
  • EDT, Eastern Daylight Time
  • EmbOff, Embassy officer
  • EST, Eastern Standard Time
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution (extremely limited distribution)
  • FAA, Federal Aviation Administration
  • FMS, foreign military sales
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, For your information
  • GA, General Assembly (United Nations)
  • GAA, General Armistice Agreement
  • GOA, Government of Algeria
  • GOI, Government of Israel
  • GOJ, Government of Jordan
  • GOL, Government of Lebanon
  • GUAR, Government of the United Arab Republic
  • HMG, Her Majesty's Government
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IAEC, Israeli Atomic Energy Commission
  • IAF, Israel Air Force
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • IDF, Israel Defense Forces
  • 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
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • JAA, Jordan Arab Army
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • LBJ, initials of President Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Limdis, Limited Distribution
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • ME, Middle East
  • Memcon, Memorandum of conversation
  • MIG, A.I. Mikoyan i M.I. Gurevich (Soviet fighter aircraft named for designers Mikoyan and Gurevich)
  • MilAtt, Military Attache
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARN, Office of Lebanon, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic and 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/UAR, Office of United Arab Republic Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NESA, Near East and South Asia
  • Nodis, No Distribution (other than to persons indicated)
  • Noforn, No Foreign Dissemination
  • NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NUMEC, Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • PCC, Palestine Conciliation Commission (United Nations)
  • PermRep, Permanent Representative (United Nations)
  • PFLOP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • PFLP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • P.L., Public Law
  • PLO, Palestine Liberation Organization
  • PM, PriMin, Prime Minister
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Rep(s), Representatives
  • Res, Resolution (United Nations)
  • RG, Record Group
  • SARG, Syrian Arab Republic Government
  • SC, Security Council (United Nations)
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SIG, Senior Interdepartmental Group
  • SP AA, self-propelled anti-aircraft guns
  • SSM, surface to surface missiles
  • SYG, Secretary-General (United Nations)
  • TDCS, Timely Dissemination of a Clandestine Service Message
  • TDY, Temporary duty
  • telcon, telephone conversation
  • TIAS, Treaties and International Acts Series
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UARG, United Arab Republic Government
  • 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 Refugees in the Near East
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USRep(s), United States representatives
  • USS, United States Ship
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • VN, Vietnam