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Abbreviations and Terms

  • A, Bureau of Administration, Department of State
  • A/AID or AID/A, Office of the Administrator, Agency for International Development
  • AA/AFR or AID/AA/AFR, Bureau for Africa, Agency for International Development
  • AA/ASIA or AID/AA/ASIA, Bureau for Asia, Agency for International Development
  • AA/IIA or AID/IIA, Bureau of Intragovernmental and International Affairs, Agency for International Development
  • AA/LAC or AID/AA/LAC, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Agency for International Development
  • AA/NE or AID/AA/NE, Bureau for the Near East, Agency for International Development
  • AA/PHA, Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • AA/WID or AID/WID, Office of Women in Development, Agency for International Development
  • A/S, assistant secretary
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACDA/IR, International Relations Bureau, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACLU, American Civil Liberties Union
  • ACTION, federal agency created by the merger of VISTA and the Peace Corps
  • AD, Adolph Dubs
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • ADF or AFDF, African Development Fund
  • Adm., Admiral
  • Adn., addition
  • AECB, Arms Export Control Board
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/C, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/E, Office of East African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/EPS, Economic Policy Staff, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/I, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/NSC–IG, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/S, Office of Southern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/W, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AI, Amnesty International
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AID/AFR/DR/ARD, Agriculture and Rural Development Division, Office of Development Resources, Bureau for Africa, Agency for International Development
  • AID/ASIA/TR/RD, Agriculture and Rural Development Division, Office of Technical Resources, Bureau for Asia, Agency for International Development
  • AID/DS/POP, Office of Population, Bureau for Development Support, Agency for International Development
  • AID/GC, Office of the General Counsel, Agency for International Development
  • AID/II A/I A/UN R, United Nations Relations, Office of International Affairs, Bureau of Intragovernmental and International Affairs, Agency for International Development
  • AID/LACDR, Office of Development Resources, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Agency for International Development
  • AID/MP/A, Office of Management Planning, Bureau for Program and Management Services, Agency for International Development
  • AID/NE/TECH, Office of Technical Support, Bureau for Near East, Agency for International Development
  • AID/OPA/PP, Press and Publications Division, Office of Public Affairs, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PDC, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PPC, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PPC/PDPR, Office of Policy Development and Program Review, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development
  • AID/TA/AGR, Office of Agriculture, Bureau for Technical Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • AMGT, subject tag for management operations
  • AP, action program
  • ARA or ARA/LA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State/Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development
  • ARA/CCA, Office of the Coordinator of Cuban Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/CHP, Office of Congressional, Human Rights, and Public Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/ECP, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/ECP/FDA, Finance, Development, and Analysis Chief, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/PPC, Office of Policy Planning, Public, and Congressional Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/RPP, Office of Regional Political Programs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • BHN, basic human needs
  • BIFAD, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
  • BUCEN, U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau)
  • C, Counselor of the Department of State
  • C–130, four-engine, turboprop military transport aircraft
  • CA, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State
  • CAE, Central African Empire
  • CARE, Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere
  • CAS, Corps D’Alimentation du Sahel
  • CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CDC, Centers for Disease Control
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CEQ, Council on Environmental Quality
  • CERDS, UN Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States
  • CFA, Committee on Food Aid Policies and Programs
  • CFS, Committee on World Food Security
  • CGFPI, Consultative Group on Food Production and Investment
  • CGIAR, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
  • Cherokee, special telegraphic channel for Department of State messages
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
  • CINCEUR or USCINCEUR, Commander in Chief, European Command
  • CINCPAC or USCINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific Command
  • CINCSO or USCINCSO, Commander in Chief, Southern Command
  • COB, close of business
  • CPD, congressional presentation document
  • CPR, consolidated policy recommendations
  • CRV, Cyrus R. Vance
  • CSCE, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CSW, Commission on the Status of Women
  • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • CUPs, currency use payments
  • CV, Cyrus Vance
  • CWM, Charles William Maynes
  • CWS, community water and sanitation
  • D, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State; also, Democrat
  • D/HA, Coordinator for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Department of State
  • D/HA/HR, Deputy Coordinator for Human Rights, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Department of State
  • D/HA/ORM, Deputy Coordinator for Refugees and Migration Affairs, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Department of State
  • D/HA/PW, Deputy Coordinator for POW/MIA Matters, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Department of State
  • DA, David Aaron
  • DAC, Development Assistance Committee, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • DAP, Development Assistance Program
  • DAS, deputy assistant secretary
  • DB, Douglas Bennet
  • DC, Domestic Council; also, Denis Clift
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCI/IC, Director of Central Intelligence for the Intelligence Community
  • DCM, deputy chief of mission
  • DD2, second United Nations Development Decade (1971–1980)
  • DD3, third United Nations Development Decade (1981–1990)
  • Del, delegate
  • Deloff, delegation officer; delegation official
  • DFL, Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
  • DG, Director-General of the Foreign Service, Department of State
  • DINA, Direccion de Inteligencia Nacional (Chilean secret police under Pinochet)
  • DL, development loan; also, Denis Lamb
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • Dols, dollars
  • DPC, Domestic Policy Council
  • DR, Dominican Republic
  • E, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/EP, Office of Economic Policy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/J, Office of Japan, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/NSC–IG, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group, East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/PRCM, Office of People’s Republic of China and Mongolia Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EAID, subject tag for foreign economic assistance
  • EB, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ICD/CPD, Commodity Policy Division, Office of International Commodities, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD/ODF, Office of Development Finance, International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD/OIA, Office of Investment Affairs, International Finance and Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/OFP or EB/ORF/OFP, Office of Food Policy and Programs, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/OFP/FFD or EB/ORF/OFP/FFD, Food for Freedom Division, Office of Food Policy and Programs, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/OFP/FPD or EB/ORF/OFP/FPD, Food Policy Division, Office of Food Policy and Programs, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/ICD, Office of International Commodities, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/ICD/ISM, Industrial and Strategic Materials Division, Office of International Commodities, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/PAS, Planning and Economic Analysis Staff, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EC, European Community
  • EC–9 or Nine, reference to the nine member states of the EC: Belgium, Denmark, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom
  • ECE, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council
  • EDs, executive directors of the International Financial Institutions
  • EE, Eastern Europe
  • EEZ, exclusive economic zones
  • EM–9, Emergency Measure 9 (South Korea)
  • EO, Executive Order
  • EOB, Executive Office Building
  • EOP, Executive Office of the President
  • EPA, Environmental Protection Agency
  • ERDA, Energy Research and Development Administration
  • ESCAP, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
  • ESCR, economic, social, and cultural rights
  • ESF, Economic Support Fund
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/NSC–IG, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group, European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/PP, Special Assistant for Policy Planning, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPE, Office of OECD, European Community, and Atlantic Political-Economic Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPM, Office of NATO and Atlantic Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EWS, early warning system
  • EXDIS, exclusive distribution
  • Ex–Im, Export-Import Bank
  • F–5, light, supersonic fighter aircraft
  • FAA, Foreign Assistance Act, also, Federal Aviation Administration
  • FAC, Food Aid Convention
  • FAM, Foreign Affairs Manual
  • FAO, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FAO/EWS, Food and Agriculture Organization’s early warning system
  • FFP/AID, Office of Food for Peace, Agency for International Development
  • FM, Frank Moore; also from
  • FMS, foreign military sales
  • FODAG, United States Mission to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture
  • FP, family planning; also, Frank Press
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FSI, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State
  • FSO, Fund for Special Operations, International Development Bank; also, foreign service officer
  • FSP, Food Stamp Program
  • FSR, Foreign Service Reserve
  • FVN, Frank V. Nash
  • FW, Frank Wisner; also, forward
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G–7, Group of 7 (Canada, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States)
  • G–77, Group of 77 (group of developing countries established at the conclusion of UNCTAD in 1964)
  • G–2000, Global 2000 Report
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GDP, gross domestic product
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOA, Government of Argentina
  • GOES, Government of El Salvador
  • GOG, Government of Guatemala; Government of Guinea
  • GOI, Government of India; Government of Indonesia
  • GOP, Government of Paraguay
  • GSP, generalized system of preferences
  • GORM, Goals, Objectives, and Resource Management
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HA, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/AF, African Affairs, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/ARA, Inter-American Affairs, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/EA, East Asian Affairs, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/EUR, European Affairs, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/HR, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/HR/CRP or HA/CR, Country Reports Project, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/NEA, Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Office of Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/ORM, Office of Refugee and Migration Affairs, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HA/P, Public Affairs, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
  • HEW or DHEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HEW/OIH, Office of International Health, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HFAC, House Foreign Affairs Committee
  • HHH, Hubert Horatio Humphrey
  • HIRC or HCIR, House International Relations Committee
  • HLG, high level group
  • HLT, health
  • HO, Henry Owen
  • HR, House Resolution; also, human rights
  • HRC, United Nations Human Rights Commission
  • HRCG, Human Rights Coordinating Group, Department of State
  • HRD, United Nations Human Rights Division
  • HRF, Human Rights Foundation
  • HSTF, Hunger Staff Task Force
  • IADB or IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IAF, Inter-America Foundation
  • IAG, inter-agency group
  • IAGHRFA or IGHRFA, Interagency Group on Human Rights and Foreign Assistance (Christopher Group)
  • IAHRC, Inter-American Human Rights Commission
  • IBM, International Business Machine Corporation
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Communication Agency
  • ICCPR, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  • ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
  • ICJ, International Commission of Jurists
  • ICP, Industry Cooperative Program, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • IDC/AID, Office of Interagency Development Coordination, Agency for International Development
  • IDCA, International Development Cooperation Agency
  • IDCA/PO, Planning Office, International Development Cooperation Agency
  • IDLI, international development lending institution
  • IDS, international development strategy
  • IEFR, International Emergency Food Reserve
  • IFAD, International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IFIs, international financial institutions
  • IFPRI, International Food Policy Research Institute
  • IG, interdepartmental group
  • IGA, International Grains Arrangement or Agreement; also, Inter Agency Group
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMCO, Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization
  • IMET, International Military Education and Training
  • IMETP, International Military Education and Training Program
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • IMV, Office of Assistant Director (Motion Pictures and Television), United States Information Service
  • INA, Immigration and Naturalization Act
  • INM, Bureau for International Narcotics Matters, Department of State
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDC, Deputy Director for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDR, Deputy Director for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDR/GIS, Global Issues Staff, Directorate for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDR/REC, Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Directorate for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDR/RGE, Office of the Geographer, Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Directorate for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/REC/CDC, Commodity and Developing Country Division, Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Directorate for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/AGR, Agency Director for Agriculture, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/DHP, Agency Director for Development and Humanitarian Programs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/EX, Office of the Executive Director, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/EX/OB, Director, Office of the Budget, Office of the Executive Director, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/HDC, Agency Director for Health and Drug Control, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/HNP, Agency Director for Health and Narcotics Programs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/HR, Office of Human Rights Affairs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political and Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/IEP, International Economic Policy Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/IWP, Agency Director for International Women’s Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/ML, Office of Multilateral Affairs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political and Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/PPR, Policy Planning and Reports Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNA, Washington Office of the Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNESCO, Agency Director for UNESCO Affairs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political and Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IOP/P, Office of Policy and Plans, United States Information Agency
  • IPPF, International Planned Parenthood Foundation
  • IPS, Office of Assistant Director (Press and Publications), United States Information Agency
  • IRA, Irish Republican Army
  • IRG, interdepartmental regional group
  • ISTC, International Science and Technology Center; also, Institute for Scientific and Technological Cooperation
  • IUD, intrauterine device
  • IVS, international visitors
  • IWA, International Wheat Agreement
  • IWC, International Wheat Council
  • IWY, International Women’s Year
  • J or JC, Jimmy Carter
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JT or JTM, Jessica Tuchman (Mathews)
  • JW, Jenonne Walker
  • KCIA, Korean Central Intelligence Agency
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/EB, Assistant Legal Adviser for Economic and Business Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/HR, Assistant Legal Adviser for Human Rights, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/OES, Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, International Environmental, and Scientific Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/PM, Assistant Legal Adviser for Politico-Military, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/UNA, Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LACIE, Large Area Crop Inventory Experiment
  • LANDSAT, land + satellite (satellite imagery program)
  • LB or LWB, Lucy Wilson Benson
  • LDC, lesser developed country
  • LIG, legislative interagency group
  • LIMDIS, limited distribution
  • LOS, law of the sea
  • M, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • M/EEO, Equal Opportunity Office, Department of State
  • M/FSI, Director, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State
  • M/MO, Management Operations, Department of State
  • M/WCW, Office of the Secretariat of the World Conference for the Decade on Women
  • MA, Michael Armacost
  • MAAG, military assistance advisory group
  • MAP, military assistance program
  • MBFR, Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions
  • MDB, multilateral development bank
  • MFN, most-favored nation
  • MIA, missing-in-action
  • Misoff, mission officer
  • MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MN, Matthew Nimetz
  • MS, Mark Schneider
  • MT, metric ton
  • Mtg., meeting
  • MTNs, multilateral trade negotiations
  • MWRA, married women of reproductive age
  • N/S, north/south
  • NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • NAS, National Academy of Sciences
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NATO/CCMS, NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society
  • NBC, National Broadcasting Company
  • NCC, National Council of Churches
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/NSC–IG, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group, Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NGO, non-governmental organization
  • NIACT, night action
  • NICHD/CPR, Center for Population Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
  • NIEO, New International Economic Order
  • NIH, National Institutes of Health
  • NIO, National Intelligence Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
  • NODIS, no distribution
  • NRC, National Research Council
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSCWGP, National Security Council Ad Hoc Working Group on Population
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSF, National Science Foundation
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NVA, North Vietnamese Army
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OASIA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Department of the Treasury
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OBE, overtaken by events
  • ODA, official development assistance
  • ODAP, White House Office of Drug Abuse Policy
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OES, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/CP, Coordinator for Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/E, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment, Health and Natural Resources, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/ENP, Office of Environmental and Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/ENP/EN, Directorate for Environmental Affairs, Office of Environmental and Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/ENP/PO, Directorate for Population Affairs, Office of Environmental and Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/ENR, Office of Food and Natural Resources, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/PAS, Policy Assessment Staff, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/S, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OGCR, Office of Geographic and Cartographic Research, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • ORPA, Office of Regional and Political Analysis, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OSACA, White House Office of the Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSRO, Office for Sahelian Relief Operations, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • OSTP, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • P, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • PA, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PAK, Paul A. Kreisberg
  • Pan-Am, Pan-American Airlines
  • Para, paragraph
  • PARM, policy analysis resource memorandum
  • PB, Peter Bourne
  • PBS, Public Broadcasting System
  • PC/ACTION, Peace Corps, ACTION
  • PCWH, Presidential Commission on World Hunger
  • PD, Presidential Determination or Directive; also, Patricia (Patt) Derian
  • PDC/FFP, Office of Food for Peace, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development (after mid-1978)
  • PDRY, Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • PEN, international organization of poets, playwrights, essayists, editors, and novelists
  • PFIAB, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • PGOV, subject tag for internal government affairs
  • PHA/AID, Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • PHA/POP, Office of Population, Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • PL, Public Law
  • P.L. 480, Public Law 480; Food for Peace
  • PLO, Palestinian Liberation Organization
  • PM, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/DCA, Office of Disarmament and Arms Control, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • POL, political officer; also, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • PORG, subject tag for policy relations with international organizations
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • PPC/WID, Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development (after mid-1978)
  • PPOM, Presidential Policy Options Memorandum
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China; also, Policy Review Committee
  • Prepcom, preparatory committee
  • Pres, President
  • PRM, Presidential Review Memorandum
  • PT, Peter Tarnoff
  • PVO, private voluntary organization
  • PWB, program of work and budget
  • RB, Reginald Bartholomew
  • R&D, research and development
  • Rept, report
  • RCA, Radio Corporation of America
  • Ref, reference
  • Reftel, reference telegram
  • Res, resolution
  • RFE/RL, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  • RG, Record Group
  • RHOB, Rayburn House Office Building
  • RI, Rick Inderfurth
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • ROKG, Republic of Korea Government
  • RP, Office of Refugee Programs, Department of State
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State; also, Senate
  • S/AA, Ambassador at Large Alfred Atherton
  • S/AG, Ambassador at Large Arthur J. Goldberg
  • S/AO, Ambassador at Large Henry L. Owen
  • S/MS, Special Adviser to the Secretary of State Marshall Shulman
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
  • S/PRS, Office of Press Relations, Office of the Secretary, Department of State
  • S/R, Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Refugee Affairs
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/SN, Personal Representative of the President Sol Linowitz
  • S/S–O, Operations Center, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–S, Secretariat Staff, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SA/DDCI, Special Assistant, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
  • SAO or SO, Steven A. Oxman
  • SAVAK, Farsi language acronym for Iranian National Bureau of Security and Intelligence
  • SCA, Bureau for Security and Consular Affairs, Department of State
  • SCC, Special Coordinating Committee
  • Secdef, Secretary of Defense
  • Septel, separate telegram
  • Sess, session
  • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • SHUM, subject tag for human rights
  • SIG, senior interdepartmental group
  • SSA, security supporting assistance
  • STADIS, distribution within the Department of State only
  • STR, White House Office of the Special Trade Representative
  • SWAPO, South West African People’s Organization
  • SYG, United Nations Secretary-General
  • T, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology
  • TAGS, traffic analysis by geography and subject
  • TCDC, technical cooperation among developing countries
  • THP, The Hunger Project
  • TIAS, Treaties and Other International Acts series
  • TL, Tony Lake
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • UAW, United Auto Workers of America
  • UDHR, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • UFW, United Farm Workers
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNA, United Nations Association
  • UNCSTD, United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Programme
  • UNEP, United Nations Economic Programme; also, United Nations Environmental Programme
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNFPA, United Nations Fund for Population Activities
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund
  • US, United States
  • USA, United States Army; also, United States of America
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USC, United States Code
  • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
  • USDA/FAS, Foreign Agricultural Service, Department of Agriculture
  • USDA/IDS, International Development Staff, Department of Agriculture
  • USDA/OICD, Office of International Cooperation and Development, Department of Agriculture
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIA/IOP, Office of Policy and Plans, United States Information Agency
  • USICA, United States International Communications Agency
  • USINT, United States Interests Section
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaty
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VA, Veterans’ Administration
  • VC, Viet Cong
  • VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • VP, Vice President
  • WC, Warren Christopher
  • WCARRD, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization World Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development
  • WEOG, Western European and Others Group, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • WFC, World Food Council; also, World Food Conference
  • WFP, World Food Program
  • WG, working group
  • WHIGA, White House Intergovernmental Relations Office
  • WHO, World Health Organization
  • WHWG, World Hunger Working Group
  • WOLA, Washington Office for Latin America
  • WPPA, World Population Plan of Action
  • WR, weekly report to the President
  • WRC, Water Resources Council
  • WTC, Wheat Trade Convention
  • Z, Zulu (Greenwich Mean Time)
  • Z/R, Zionism/Racism
  • ZB, Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • ZBB, zero-based budgeting