Abbreviations and Terms

  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AG, Attorney General
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCLANT, Commander in Chief, Atlantic
  • CL, classified
  • Comite, committee
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCID, Director of Central Intelligence Directive
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DDC, Office of the Deputy Director for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • DDCI, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • D/DCI/IC, Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for the Intelligence Community
  • D/DCI/NIPE, Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for National Intelligence Programs Evaluation
  • DDI, Deputy Director for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DDO/IMS, Deputy Director for Operations/Information Management Staff, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DD/P, Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DG, Director General of the Foreign Service, Department of State
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • D/INR, Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • DIRNSA, Director, National Security Agency
  • Dissem, dissemination
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • ELR, Elliot L. Richardson
  • EOB, Executive Office Building
  • ESC, European Security Conference
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • FDP, Free Democratic Party of Federal Republic of Germany
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • F.R., Federal Register
  • FSO, Foreign Service Officer
  • FSR, Foreign Service Reserve officer
  • FSS, Foreign Service Staff officer
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • GA, General Assembly
  • GS, General Schedule
  • GVN, Government of (South) Vietnam
  • H, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • IG, Interdepartmental Group
  • IG/EUR, Interdepartmental Group for Europe
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDC, Office of the Deputy Director for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/IL, Intelligence Liaison, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IRBM, intermediate-range ballistic missile
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • J/PM, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • JRC, Joint Reconnaissance Center
  • K, Kissinger
  • L, Legal Adviser of the Department of State
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions
  • ME, Middle East
  • MFN, Most Favored Nation
  • MIRV, Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle
  • MR, Memorandum for the Record
  • Mtg, meeting
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCO, Non-Commissioned Officer
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIPE, National Intelligence Programs Evaluation
  • NIRB, National Intelligence Resources Board
  • Nodis, no distribution (other than to persons indicated)
  • Noforn, not releasable to foreign nationals
  • NPT, Non Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSC/OCB, National Security Council, Operations Coordinating Board
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NVA/VC, North Vietnamese Army/Viet Cong
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • P, President
  • Para, paragraph
  • PDB, President's Daily Brief
  • PFIAB, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • PM, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/ISP, Office of International Security Policy and Planning, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • RG, Record Group; Review Group
  • RMN, Richard M. Nixon
  • RN, Richard Nixon
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • Septel, separate telegram
  • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOV, Soviet; Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • SOVGOV, Soviet Government
  • S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
  • SPD, Social Democratic Party of Federal Republic of Germany
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • TASS, Telegraphnoe Agentsvo Sovietskogo Soiuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • TS, Top Secret
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UNGA, United National General Assembly
  • USC, Under Secretaries Committee
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VC/NVA, Viet Cong/North Vietnamese Army
  • VP, Verification Panel
  • WSAG, Washington Special Action Group