Abbreviations

  • ACDA, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • BDG, Bangladesh
  • C, Counselor, Department of State
  • CCINC, Cabinet Committee on International Narcotics Control
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization (Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States)
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCEUR, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Forces, Europe
  • CINCPAC, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Navy, Pacific
  • CINCPACFLT, Commander-in-Chief of Fleet Operations, U.S. Navy, Pacific
  • CINCUSNAVEUR, Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Navy, Europe
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy
  • COMIDEASTFOR, Commander of the Middle East Force
  • D, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State
  • DAO, Defense Affairs Officer
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DEA, Drug Enforcement Agency
  • DG, Diego Garcia
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • EC, European Community
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EXDIS, Exclusive Distribution Only
  • FMS, Foreign Military Sales
  • FONMIN, Foreign Minister
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • GOA, Government of Afghanistan
  • GOB, Government of Bangladesh or Government of Bhutan
  • GOI, Government of India
  • GON, Government of Nepal
  • GOP, Government of Pakistan
  • GSL, Government of Sri Lanka
  • HAVA, Helmand-Arghandab Valley Authority
  • HMG, Her Majesty's Government (United Kingdom)
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IOPZ, Indian Ocean Peace Zone
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • LIMDIS, Limited Distribution Only
  • LOS, Law of the Sea
  • LOU, Limited Official Use
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MemCon, Memorandum of Conversation
  • MFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MIDEASTFOR, Middle East Force, U.S. Navy, home-ported at Bahrain
  • MLA, Bangladesh Martial Law Authority
  • NEA, Department of State, Near East and South Asia Bureau
  • NEA/INS, Near East and South Asia Bureau, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka Desk
  • NEA/PAB, Near East and South Asia Bureau, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh Desk
  • NIACT, Needs Immediate Action
  • NODIS, No Distribution
  • NOFORN, No Foreign Distribution
  • NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NWFP, Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan
  • OBE, Overtaken by Events
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • P, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • POL, Political Affairs Officer
  • REFTEL, Reference Telegram
  • RG, Record Group
  • RGA, Royal Government of Afghanistan
  • SECDEF, Secretary of Defense
  • SECTO, To the Secretary of State
  • SEPTEL, Separate Telegram
  • SRG, Senior Review Group, or Government of Sri Lanka
  • SYG, Secretary General
  • TELCON, Telephone Conversation
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNFDAC, United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • USAID, United States Agency for International Development
  • USG, United States Government
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or Soviet Union
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VPWG, Verification Panel Working Group (NSC)
  • WH, White House
  • Z, Zulu Time (Greenwich mean time)