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Abbreviations

  • ABC, American Broadcasting Company
  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States (security treaty)
  • ASEAN, Association of South East Asian Nations
  • ASPAC, Asian and Pacific Council
  • CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • CBW, chemical and biological weapons
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIAP, Comite Interamericana de la Alianza para el Progreso (Inter-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress)
  • CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
  • DPRC, Defense Program Review Committee
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic (East Germany)
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GVN, Government of Vietnam
  • HR, designation for legislation introduced in the House of Representatives
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICBM, inter-continental ballistic missile
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • LDC, less developed countries
  • MACV, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • MIRV, multiple individually targeted reentry vehicles
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NBC, National Broadcasting Company
  • NLF, National Liberation Front
  • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • RG, Record Group
  • ROC, Republic of China
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SDS, Students for a Democratic Society
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SIOP, Single Integrated Operational Plan
  • SLBM, submarine-launched ballistic missile
  • SST, supersonic transport
  • TV, television
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • US, United States
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • WEU, West European Union
  • WW, World War