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Abbreviations and Terms

  • AA/PRR, Office of Private Resources (AID)
  • ACQ, acquired
  • AD, Acción Democrática (Democratic Action Party), Venezuela
  • ADDO, Assistant Deputy Director for Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ADDP, Assistant Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFTAC, Air Force Technical Applications Command
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AIFLD, American Institute for Free Labor Development
  • AMA, American Medical Association
  • AP, Associated Press
  • APRA, Alianza Popular Revolucionario Americana (Popular Revolutionary Alliance), Peru
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/BC, Office of Bolivia-Chile Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARMA, Army Attaché
  • Backchannel, a method of communication outside normal bureaucratic procedure; the White House, for instance, used “backchannel” messages to bypass the Department of State
  • C–130, high-wing, 4-turboprop-engine aircraft used for rapid transportation of troops and/or equipment
  • CAP, Compañía Acero Pacifica (Pacific Steel Company), Chilean National Steel Company
  • CAS, controlled American source
  • CASP, Country Analysis and Strategy Plan
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CS, Clandestine Services
  • CECLA, Comisión Especial de Coordinación Latinoamericana (Special Latin American Coordinating Commission)
  • CEN, National Executive Committee of the Partido Radical (Radical Party)
  • CESEC, Centro de Estudios Socio-Economicos, polling agency
  • CG, Commanding General
  • CG, Consul General
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIAP, Comité Inter-Americano de la Alianza para Progreso (Inter-American Committee of the Alliance for Progress) to the Inter-American Economic and Social Council
  • CIEP, Corporación Instituto de Educación Popular (Institute for Popular Education); also Council for International Economic Policy
  • CINC, Commander-in-Chief
  • CINCSO, CINCSOUTH, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command (U.S. Navy)
  • CLA, Council for Latin America
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • CODELCO, Corporación del Cobre (Copper Corporation of Chile)
  • COMUSNAVSO, Commander, U.S. Navy, Southern Command
  • COPEC, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile (Chilean Petroleum Company)
  • COPEI, Comité Organizado por Elecciones Independientes (Social Christian Party), Venezuela
  • CORFO, Corporación de Fomento (National Development Bank)
  • COS, Chief of Station
  • CUT, Central Unitaria Trabajadores de Chile (Confederation of Trade Unions)
  • D, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • DAO, Defense Attaché Office
  • DATT, Defense Attaché
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DDCI, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • DDO, Deputy Director for Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DDP, Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DefAtt, Defense Attaché
  • DI, Departamento de Investigaciones (Department of Investigations), Chile; also Directorate for Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Dissem, Dissemination
  • DO, Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • DOI, Date of Information
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DP, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E&E, Emergency and Evacuation
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • E/ORF, Office of International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ETA, estimated time of arrival
  • ETD, estimated time of departure
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution
  • EX–IM, Export-Import Bank
  • F–5, twin engine, supersonic light tactical fighter with one or two crew members
  • FAA, Federal Aviation Administration; Foreign Assistance Act
  • FACh, Fuerza Aérea de Chile (Chilean Air Force)
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FMS, Foreign Military Sales
  • FonMin, ForMin, Foreign Minister
  • FRAP, Frente de Acción Popular (Popular Action Front)
  • FRC, Federal Records Center
  • FSO, Fund for Special Operations (Inter-American Development Bank)
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • G–10, Group of Ten (Belgium, Canada, Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States)
  • GA, General Assembly of the United Nations
  • GM, General Motors
  • GOC, Government of Chile
  • golpe, coup
  • Gosplan, State Committee for Planning of the Soviet Union
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HQS, Headquarters
  • IADB, Inter-American Defense Board
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IFI, International Financial Institutions
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDC, Deputy Director of Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/IL, Office of Intelligence Liaison, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IPC, International Petroleum Company
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • ITT, International Telephone and Telegraph
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • K, Kissinger
  • LA, Latin America
  • LAN, Linea Aérea Nacional (National Airline of Chile)
  • L/ARA, Office of the Legal Adviser for Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • LATAM, Latin America
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MAPEX, Military assistance program excess
  • MAPU, Movimiento de Acción Popular Unitario (United Popular Action Movement)
  • MFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MilAid, Military Aid
  • MilGroup, MilGrp, Military Group
  • MIMEX, Major item material excess
  • MinAgric, Minister of Agriculture
  • MinDefense, Minister of Defense
  • MinEcon, Minister of Economy
  • MinInt, Minister of Interior
  • MinJust, Minister of Justice
  • MIR, Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left Movement)
  • MRII, Movimiento Radical Izquierda Independiente (Independent Radical Movement of the Left)
  • NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies
  • NARA, National Archives and Records Administration
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCO, non-commissioned officer
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • Nodis, No Distribution
  • Non-com, non-commissioned officer
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSF, National Science Foundation
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NYT, The New York Times
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OBE, overtaken by events
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • ONE, Office of National Estimates, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • para, paragraph
  • PCCh, Partido Comunista de Chile (Chilean Communist Party)
  • PDC, Partido Demócrata Cristiano (Christian Democratic Party)
  • PDR, Partido Demócrata Radical (Radical Democratic Party)
  • PIR, Partido Izquierda Radical (Radical Party of the Left)
  • PL, Public Law
  • P&L, Patria y Libertad (Fatherland and Liberty), Chilean right-wing political-military organization
  • PN, Partido Nacional (National Party)
  • POL, political affairs and relations in the Department of State Central Files
  • PR, Partido Radical (Radical Party)
  • PS, Partido Socialista (Socialist Party)
  • PSD, Partido Socialista Demócrata (Socialist Democrat Party)
  • RCA, Radio Corporation of America
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • RG, Record Group
  • RTAC, Regional Technical Assistance Center
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • SIDUCAM, Sindicato Independiente de Union de Carnionistas (Private Truck Owners’ Confederation)
  • SIMEX, Secondary material excess
  • sitrep, Situation Report
  • SLC, Special Letter of Credit
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOUTHCOM, United States Army, Southern Command
  • SRG, Senior Review Group
  • Todep, indicator for telegrams to the Deputy Secretary of State
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Program
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNITAS, annual U.S.-South American naval exercise
  • UP, Unidad Popular (Chilean coalition of Communists, socialists, and leftists)
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USCINCSO, United States Commander-in-Chief, Southern Command
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USP, Union Socialista Popular (Popular Socialist Union)
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • WH, Western Hemisphere
  • WHD, Western Hemisphere Division, Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group
  • Z, Zulu (Greenwich Mean) Time
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