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Abbreviations and Terms

  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AF, Air Force; also Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AHEPA, American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • AP, Associated Press
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • ASTP, Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
  • B–1, strategic bomber
  • B–52, all-weather, intercontinental, strategic heavy bomber powered by eight turbojet engines
  • C, Office of the Counselor of the Department of State; also confidential
  • CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • CDU, Christliche-Demokratische Union (Christian Democratic Union), West German political party
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CECLA, Comisión Especial de Coordinación Latino Americano (Special Commission for Latin American Coordination)
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
  • CL, classified
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • CPI, Consumer Price Index
  • CPSU, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • CSCE, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • CY, calendar year
  • D, Democrat; also Office of the Deputy Secretary of State
  • DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution
  • DCA, defense cooperation agreement
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DEFCON, defense readiness condition
  • Dept, Department of State
  • DG, Director General of the Foreign Service, Department of State
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DRV, Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam)
  • E, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EB, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EC, European Community
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • E.O., Executive Order
  • ER, Executive Registry
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/PP, Policy Planning Staff, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EX, executive
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAM, Foreign Affairs Manual
  • FARK, Forces Armées Royales Khmeres (Royal Khmer Armed Forces)
  • FG, federal government
  • FMS, foreign military sales
  • FNLA, Frente Nacional de Libertação de Angola (National Front for the Liberation of Angola)
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
  • FS, Foreign Service
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GI, government issue
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • GRF, Gerald R. Ford
  • GSP, Generalized System of Preferences
  • GVN, Government of Vietnam
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HR, House Resolution
  • I, Independent
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • IC, Intelligence Community
  • ICA, International Communication Agency
  • ICBM, inter-continental ballistic missile
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IEA, International Energy Agency
  • IFAD, International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFI, international financial institution
  • IG, Interdepartmental Group; also Inspector General
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IRB, International Resources Bank
  • IRS, Internal Revenue Service
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JFK, John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • K, Kissinger
  • KT, kiloton
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LDC, less developed country
  • LSE, Lawrence S. Eagleburger
  • MASF, military assistance support funded
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction
  • MemCon, memorandum of conversation
  • MFN, most favored nation
  • MiG, Soviet fighter aircraft
  • MIRV, Multiple Independently-targeted Reentry Vehicle
  • MPLA, Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)
  • MTN, multilateral trade negotiations
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NBC, National Broadcasting Company
  • NID, National Intelligence Daily
  • Nodis, no distribution (other than to persons indicated)
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OASGA, Organization of American States General Assembly
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • P, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • PA, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PDB, President’s Daily Brief
  • PFIAB, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • PL, Public Law
  • PL–480, Food for Peace Program
  • PLO, Palestine Liberation Organization
  • PM, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PNE, peaceful nuclear explosion
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • R, Republican
  • Res, resolution
  • RG, Record Group
  • RL, Radio Liberty
  • RNC, Republican National Committee
  • ROC, Republic of China
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State; also U.S. Senate, secret
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
  • S/PRS, Office of Press Relations, Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–O, Deputy Duty Officer, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SA, supporting assistance; also security assistance
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SAM, surface-to-air missile
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SELA, Systema Economico Latinoamericano (Latin American Economic System)
  • Sen., Senator
  • SIOP, single integrated operational plan
  • SPD, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party), West German political party
  • STR, Office of the Special Trade Representative
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • T, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
  • TASS, Telegrafnoye Agentstvo Sovyetskovo Soyuza (Telegraphic Agency of the Soviet Union), Soviet news agency
  • Tohak, series indicator for telegrams sent to Kissinger when away from Washington
  • TS, top secret
  • TTB, technology test bed; also threshold test ban
  • TV, television
  • UK, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDOF, United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNITA, União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola)
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UPI, United Press International
  • US, United States
  • USA, United States of America; also United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USC, Under Secretaries Committee
  • USLO, United States Liaison Office
  • USMC, United States Marine Corps
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USS, United States Ship
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • WH, White House
  • WIN, Whip Inflation Now
  • WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group
  • WWII, World War II