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Abbreviations and Terms

  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA/PAN, Office of Panamanian Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs/Bureau for Latin America, Department of State/Agency for International DevelopmentM
  • ARA/PAF, Office of Public Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/PAN, Office of Panamanian Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/PLC, Office of Planning and Coordination, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/USOAS, Permanent Mission of the United States of America to the Organization of American States, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • CASP, Country Analysis and Strategy Paper
  • Controlled Dissem, Controlled Dissemination
  • CZ, Canal Zone
  • CZG, Canal Zone Group
  • D, Democrat; or Deputy Secretary of State
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission, Department of State
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Bureau of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • DOD/JAG, Judge Advocate General, Department of Defense
  • DOD/JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense
  • DUSA, Deputy Undersecretary of the Army
  • ER, Executive Registry
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution
  • GN, Guardia Naciónal, Panama
  • HAK, Heinz “Henry” Alfred Kissinger
  • H.R., House resolution
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DRR/RAA, Office of Research and Analysis for Africa and American Republics, Directorate for Regional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • L/ARA, Assistant Legal Adviser, Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MILGP, Military Group
  • No Dissem Abroad, No dissemination abroad
  • Nodis, No distribution
  • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OASD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • ODUSA, Office of the Deputy Undersecretary of the Army
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • PANCANAL, Panama Canal
  • PCC, Panama Canal Company
  • PCG, Panama Canal Group
  • PCNWG, Panama Canal Negotiations Working Group
  • R, Republican
  • RG, Record Group
  • S, Office of the Secretary
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/AL, Office of Ambassador at Large Ellsworth Bunker
  • SC, Security Council (United Nations); Security Command, Department of Defense
  • SECSTATE, Secretary of State
  • Secto, Telegram from the Secretary
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement
  • SOUTHCOM, Southern Command
  • SR, Senate Resolution
  • Stadis, State Distribution Only
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USCINCSO, U.S. Commander-in-Chief, Southern Command
  • USDEL, United States Delegation
  • USMC, United States Marine Corps
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations