Abbreviations and Terms

  • AA, Afro-Asian
  • AACC, Afro-Asian Conciliation Commission
  • AAO, Army Attache Office
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Air Force
  • AFP, Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • AFS, American Friends Service
  • AG, Attorney General
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AIDTO, series indictor for telegrams from AID
  • ALUSNA, American Legation, U.S. Naval Attache
  • AN, Aviation Negotiations Division, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ANSOR, youth affiliate of the NU
  • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States
  • AP, Associated Press
  • APO, American Post Office
  • ASA, Association for Southeast Asia
  • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • ASPAC, Associated States of the Pacific
  • BCT, battalion combat team
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs
  • BPI, Indonesian Intelligence Organization headed by Subandrio
  • CAB, Clark Air Base (Philippines)
  • CASP, Country Analysis and Strategy Paper
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CCO, Corps Commando (Indonesian Navy amphibian regiment) also KKO
  • CHICOM, Chinese Communists
  • CHJUSMAGPHIL, Chief, Military Advisory Group, Philippines
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIAP, Comite Interamericana de la Alianza para el Progreso (Inter-American Alliance for Progress Committee)
  • CINCPAC, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific
  • CINCPACREPPHIL, Command in Chief, Pacific's representative in the Philippines
  • COMSAT, Communications Satellite
  • CONEFO, Indonesian (Sukarno) acronym for Conference of Newly Emerging Forces CONUS continental United States
  • CRS, Catholic Relief Services
  • CW, continuous wave (radio communications)
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DefAtt, Defense Attache
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • Deptel, Department of State outgoing telegram
  • DFA, Defense Forces Agreement
  • DL, development loan
  • DLG, Defense Liaison Group
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DTG, date time group
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • EA/IND, Office of Indonesian Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • EA/MS, Office of Malaysia and Singapore Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • EA/PHIL (EA/PHL), Office of Philippines 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/TB, Office of Thailand and Burma Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission on Asia and the Far East
  • ECB, Engineer Construction Battalion
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, Exclusive distribution
  • EX–IM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAM, Foreign Affairs Manual
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
  • FE, Far East; Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FELG, Far East Liaison Group
  • FER, Far East Region
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • Gestapu, Gerakan September Tigahpiluh (30th of September Movement)
  • GMT, Greenwich mean time
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOA, Government of Australia
  • GOI, Government of Indonesia
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • GOM, Government of Malaysia
  • GOP, Government of the Philippines
  • GSA, General Services Administration
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HK, Hong Kong
  • hq, headquarters
  • HMG, Her Majesty's Government
  • H.R., House Resolution
  • Huks, Hukbong Magpapalaya Sa Banyan (paramilitary arm of Philippines Communist Party)
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IGG, Inter-Governmental Group
  • IGGI, Inter-Government Group on Indonesia
  • IM, intelligence memorandum
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
  • IO, Bureau of International Organizations
  • IP–KI (IPKI), Association of Supporters of Indonesian Independence
  • ISA, International Security Affairs
  • JAC, Joint Action Command
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff memorandum
  • Kap-Gestapu, anti-30th of September Movement
  • KL, Kuala Lumpur
  • KOGAM, Indonesian military organization
  • KOTI, Komando Operasi Tertinggi (Indonesian Supreme Operational Command)
  • L, Legal Adviser of the Department of State
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • LP, Liberal Party (Philippines)
  • M, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • Maphilindo, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia
  • Masjumi, Majelis Syoro Muslimin Indonesia (Council of Indonesian Muslim Associations)
  • MCA, Malaysian Chinese Association
  • MILTAG, military advisory group
  • MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MP, member of parliament
  • MPRS, Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat (People's Consultative Assembly of Indonesia)
  • MS, Office of Malaysia and Singapore Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • MYSP, multi-year strategy paper
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASAKOM, Indonesian (Sukarno) acronym for nationalism, religion, and communism
  • NATUS, series indicator for U.S. telegrams to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEFO, Indonesian (Sukarno) acronym for new emerging forces
  • NEKOLIM, Indonesian (Sukarno) acronym for neo-colonialism-colonialism-imperialism
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NLFSVN, National Liberation Front, South Vietnam
  • Noforn, no foreign distribution
  • Notal, not to all addresses
  • NP, Nacionalista (National) Party (Philippines)
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NU, Nahdatul Ulama (Moslem Scholars' Party, Indonesia)
  • NZ, New Zealand
  • OASD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence
  • OR, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs
  • PAL, Philippines Air Lines
  • PAP, People's Action Party (of Malaysia)
  • PBM, Presidential briefing memorandum
  • PC, Peace Corps; Philippines Constabulary
  • PCVS, Peace Corps volunteers
  • PD, Presidential determination
  • Pemuda Pantjasila, Youth of Five Pillars (youth affiliate of the Association of the Supporters of Indonesia Independence)
  • PHILCAG, Philippines Civil Action Group (in South Vietnam)
  • PKI, Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party)
  • PKP, Philippines Communist Party
  • PL, Public Law
  • PM, prime minister
  • PMIP, People's Malay Independence Party
  • PNI, Partai Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National Party)
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • POLAD, political adviser
  • PPP, Peoples' Progressive Party (Philippines)
  • PSI, Partai Sosialis Indonesia (Indonesian Socialist Party)
  • RBP, Pemuda Rakjat (Communist Youth Organization, Indonesia)
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • RPKAD, paratroop commando unit of the Indonesian Army
  • RR, Office of Research and Reports (CIA)
  • R&R, rest and relaxation
  • RSO, regional security officer
  • RTG, Royal Thai Government
  • SC, Security Council (of the United Nations)
  • SEA, Southeast Asia
  • SEATO, Southeast Treaty Organization
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SPA, Office of Southwest Pacific Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • TF, task force
  • TOUSI, series indicator for USIS telegrams to the U.S. Information Agency
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UDP, United Democratic Party (of Malaysia)
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UMNO, United Malay National Organization
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNP, Office of United Nation Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organizations Affairs
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USITO, series indicator for USIS telegrams from the missions
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • VIPTO, series indicator for telegrams from Vice President Humphrey
  • VN, Vietnam
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • VP, Vice President
  • WMO, World Meteorological Organization