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Abbreviations and Terms

    • AAP, Anglo-American Plan/Proposals
    • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
    • AF/S, Office of Southern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
    • AG, Administrator-General (Namibia)
    • AID, Agency for International Development
    • Amb., Ambassador
    • Amcit, American citizen
    • ANC, African National Council
    • APC, all parties conference
    • APM, all parties meeting
    • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
    • BP, British Petroleum
    • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
    • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
    • CG, Contact Group
    • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
    • COM, Chief of Mission
    • DAO, Defense Attaché Office
    • DATT, Defense Attaché
    • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
    • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
    • Dels, delegates
    • DFA, Department of Foreign Affairs
    • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
    • Dissem, dissemination
    • DOD, Department of Defense
    • DOE, Department of Energy
    • DOS, Department of State
    • DTA, Democratic Turnhalle Alliance
    • EC, Executive Council (Rhodesia)
    • ERDA, Energy Research and Development Administration
    • Exdis, exclusive distribution
    • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
    • FAPLA, Forças Armadas Populares de Libertação de Angola (People’s Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola)
    • FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (United Kingdom)
    • FED, Federal Reserve
    • FL, Front Line
    • FLEC, Frente Nacional de Libertação do Enclave de Cabinda (National Front for the Liberation of Angola)
    • FNLA, Frente Nacional de Libertação de Angola (National Front for the Liberation of Angola)
    • FonMin, Foreign Minister
    • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
    • FY, fiscal year
    • GC, Governing Council
    • GM, General Motors
    • GMT, Greenwich mean time
    • GNP, gross national product
    • GOA, Government of Angola
    • GOI, Government of Israel
    • GOF, Government of France
    • Govt, government
    • GRPA, Governo da República Popular de Angola (Government of the People’s Republic of Angola)
    • HEW, health, education, and welfare
    • HMG, Her Majesty’s Government
    • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
    • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    • ICJ, International Court of Justice
    • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • ILO, International Labor Organization
    • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
    • IRS, Internal Revenue Service
    • ISA, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
    • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • LEU, low-enriched uranium
    • MPLA, Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)
    • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    • NMCC, National Military Command Center
    • NNF, Namibia National Front
    • Nodis, no distribution
    • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
    • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
    • NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • NSC, National Security Council
    • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
    • OAU, Organization of African Unity
    • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
    • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
    • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
    • PAC, Pan-Africanist Congress
    • PD, Presidential Decision
    • PF, Patriotic Front (Rhodesia)
    • PM, Prime Minister
    • PNG, persona non grata
    • PRC, Presidential Review Committee
    • PRM, Presidential Review Memorandum
    • RC, Resident Commissioner (Rhodesia)
    • REF, referenced telegram
    • Reps, representatives
    • RG, record group
    • rpt, repeat
    • S/S, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Department of State
    • SAG, South African Government
    • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
    • Sasol, Energy and chemical company, based in Johannesburg, South Africa
    • SCC, Special Coordination (Coordinating) Committee
    • SEAP, Southeast Asia and the Pacific
    • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State (or his delegation) to the Department of State
    • septel, separate telegram
    • SR, special representative (Namibia)
    • SWA, Southwest Africa
    • SWAPO, Southwest Africa People’s Organization
    • SYG, Secretary General
    • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Secretary of State (or his delegation)
    • U.K., United Kingdom
    • U.N., United Nations
    • U.S., United States
    • UANC, United African National Council
    • UCOR, Uranium Enrichment Corporation of South Africa
    • UNDel, United Nations delegation
    • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
    • UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    • UNITA, União Nacional para e Independência Total de Angola (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola)
    • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
    • UNSR, United Nations Special Representative
    • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary General
    • UNTAG, United Nations Transition Assistance Group
    • USAF, United States Air Force
    • USIA, United States Information Agency
    • USIS, United States Information Service
    • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
    • VOA, Voice of America
    • WEO, Western Europe and others
    • WEOG, Western Europe and other group governments
    • WH, White House
    • Z, Zulu (Greenwich Mean Time)
    • Z/R, Zimbabwe/Rhodesia
    • ZANLA, Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army
    • ZANU, Zimbabwe African Nationalist Union
    • ZAPU, Zimbabwe African People’s Union
    • ZDF, Zimbabwe Development Fund
    • ZIPA, Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army
    • ZNA, Zimbabwe National Army
    • ZUPO, Zimbabwe United People’s Organization