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Abbreviations and Terms

  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AD, Anatoly Dobrynin
  • ADC, aide-de-camp
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • B, Brezhnev
  • B–1, U.S. strategic bomber
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament
  • CDU, Christian Democratic Union (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • CEO, Chief Executive Officer
  • CES, Conference on European Security
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIB, Current Intelligence Bulletin
  • CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
  • CIEPDM, Council on International Economic Policy Decision Memorandum
  • COB, close of business
  • CPSU, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • CSCE, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CSU, Christian Social Union (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • CW, chemical weapons; chemical warfare
  • D, Dobrynin
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DGB, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (German Trade Unions Federation)
  • DMZ, Demilitarized Zone
  • DRV, Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • Eur, Europe
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FBS, forward based systems
  • FPC, Federal Power Commission
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FM, Foreign Minister
  • G, Leonard Garment
  • GA, General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • Hakto, series indicator for messages from Henry Kissinger to the White House
  • HK, Henry Kissinger
  • ICBM, inter-continental ballistic missile
  • ICC, International Control Commission
  • ICCS, International Commission of Control and Supervision
  • ILA, International Longshoremen’s Association
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • K, Kissinger
  • KGB, Soviet Committee for State Security
  • KT, kiloton
  • LDC, less developed country
  • LNG, liquefied natural gas
  • M, million
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions
  • MFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MIRV, multiple independently-targetable re-entry vehicles
  • MRV, multiple re-entry vehicles
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council (NATO)
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NIAM, National Intelligence Analytical Memorandum
  • NIC, National Intelligence Council
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • Nine, the countries of the European Community: Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Ireland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom
  • NLF, National Liberation Front (Vietnam)
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSCIC, National Security Council Intelligence Committee
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NYT, New York Times
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OEP, Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • P, Peter Peterson
  • PLO, Palestine Liberation Organization
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • PNE, peaceful nuclear explosion
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • PRG, Provisional Revolutionary Government, political wing of the South Vietnamese Communist movement
  • RG, Record Group
  • RN, Richard Nixon
  • rpt, repeat
  • RV, re-entry vehicle
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SC, Security Council
  • SCC, Standing Consultative Commission (SALT)
  • SLBM, submarine launched ballistic missile
  • SPD, Social Democratic Party (Federal Republic of Germany)
  • Specat, Special Category Message
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • TASS, official Soviet news agency
  • TIAS, Treaties and Other International Agreements Series
  • Tohak, series indicator for White House messages to Kissinger
  • Topet, series indicator for White House messages to Peterson
  • TTB, Threshold Test Ban
  • TV, television
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCURK, United Nations Committee for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • WH, White House
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group
  • YAK–40, Soviet airliner used by Aeroflot
  • Z, Greenwich Mean Time