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Abbreviations and Terms

    • A/AS, Office of the Ambassador at Large and Special Representative to the President for Nonproliferation Matters, Department of State
    • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
    • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
    • AFP, Agence France-Presse
    • AICC, All-India Congress Committee
    • AID, Agency for International Development
    • AID/ASIA/PNS, Bureau for Asia, Office of Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka Affairs, Agency for International Development
    • AIR, All India Radio
    • Amb, Ambassador
    • AMCIT, American citizen
    • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
    • APC, armored personnel carrier
    • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
    • ASROC, anti-submarine rocket
    • BAF, Bangladesh Air Force
    • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
    • BDG, Government of Bangladesh
    • BLD, Bharatiya Lok Dal
    • BNP, Bangladesh Nationalist Party
    • BOP, balance of payments
    • C, Confidential; Carter
    • CA, covert action
    • CANDU, Canadian Deuterium Uranium reactor
    • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
    • CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament
    • CEA, Commissariat a l’energie atomique
    • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
    • CEQ, Council on Environmental Quality
    • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
    • CIA/DDO/NE, Near East Division, Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency
    • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
    • CINCEUR, Commander in Chief, European Command
    • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific Command
    • CIRUS, Canadian-Indian Reactor Uranium System
    • CMLA, Chief Martial Law Administrator
    • CODEL, congressional delegation
    • ConGen, Consul General
    • COS, Chief of Station
    • COW, Committee of the Whole (related to UNCTAD)
    • CPI, Communist Party of India
    • CPM, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
    • CTB, Comprehensive Test Ban
    • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
    • [Page XVIII]D, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State
    • DAO, Defense Attaché Officer
    • DAO/ODRP, Office of the Defense Representative to Pakistan, Defense Attaché Office
    • DC, developed country; District Coordinator
    • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
    • DCMLA, Deputy Chief Martial Law Administrator
    • DDCI, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
    • DEA, Drug Enforcement Agency
    • DepSec, Deputy Secretary
    • Dept, Department of State
    • DeptOff, Department Officer
    • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
    • DIG, Deputy Inspector General
    • DirGen, Director General
    • DOD, Department of Defense
    • DOD/ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
    • DOE, Department of Energy
    • DPRK, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
    • DPSA, deep penetration strike aircraft
    • DRA, Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
    • EB/IFD/OMA, Office of Monetary Affairs, International Finance and Development Division, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
    • EB/OFP/FFD, Office of Food Policy and Programs, Food for Freedom Division, International Resources and Food Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
    • ELINT, Electronic Intelligence
    • EmbOff, Embassy Officer
    • ERDA, Energy Research and Development Administration
    • ESF, Economic Support Funds
    • EUR, 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/WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
    • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution
    • FAO, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
    • FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service
    • FBO, Foreign Building Operations, Department of State
    • FGI, foreign government information
    • FMS, Foreign Military Sales
    • FonMin, Foreign Minister
    • FonSec, Foreign Secretary
    • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
    • FSF, Federal Security Force (Pakistan)
    • FSN, Foreign Service National
    • FSS, full scope safeguards
    • FY, Fiscal Year
    • GE, General Electric
    • GNP, gross national product
    • GOF, Government of France
    • GOI, Government of India; Government of Iran
    • [Page XIX]GOJ, Government of Japan
    • GON, Government of Nepal
    • GOP, Government of Pakistan
    • Gov, Government; Governor
    • Govt, Government
    • GOY, Government of Yugoslavia
    • GSL, Government of Sri Lanka
    • GSO, General Services Office
    • GSP, Generalized System of Preferences
    • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
    • HA, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
    • HA/NEA, Office of Near East and Asia, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State
    • HFAC, House Foreign Affairs Committee
    • HIRC, House International Relations Committee
    • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
    • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    • ICA, International Communications Agency
    • ICBM, intercontinental ballistic missile
    • IDA, International Development Association
    • IDCA, International Development Cooperation Agency
    • IFCEP, International Fuel Cycle Evaluation Program
    • IG, Interagency Group
    • I-HAWK, Improved Homing All the Way Killer (surface-to-air missiles and launcher)
    • IMET, International Military Education and Training
    • INA, North Africa, Near East and South Asia geographic section of the United States Information Service
    • INFCE, International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation
    • INM, Bureau for International Narcotic Matters, Department of State
    • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • INR/DDC, Directorate of Coordination, Office of Strategic Affairs, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • INR/DDR/STA, Nuclear and Scientific Division, Office of Strategic Affairs, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • INR/IL, Office of Intelligence Liaison, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • INR/RNA/SOA, South Asia Division, Office of Research Analysis for Near East and South Asia, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • INR/STA or INR/DDC/STA, Office of Strategic Affairs, Directorate for Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
    • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
    • IOZP, Indian Ocean Zone of Peace
    • ISID, Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (Pakistan)
    • ITC, International Trade Commission
    • IV, International Visitor Program
    • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • JNU, Jawaharlal Nehru University
    • JSD, Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal (Bangladesh)
    • KANUPP, Karachi Nuclear Power Plant
    • [Page XX]L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
    • LAW, light anti-tank weapon
    • LDC, least developed country
    • Limdis, Limited Distribution
    • L/N, Nuclear Affairs, Office of the Legal Advisor, Department of State
    • LPH, landing platform helicopter
    • L/PM, Politico-Military Affairs, Legal Advisor, Department of State
    • MAP, Military Assistance Program
    • M/CT, Office of the Director for Combatting Terrorism, Department of State
    • ME, Middle East
    • MEA, Ministry of External Affairs
    • MFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • MISA, Maintenance of Internal Security Act (India)
    • MLA, Martial Law Administration (Bangladesh)
    • MNA, Member of the National Assembly (Pakistan)
    • MOFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • MRBM, medium-range ballistic missile
    • MSG, marine security guard
    • MTN, multilateral trade negotiations
    • NA, National Assembly
    • NACC, Non-Aligned Coordinating Committee
    • NAM, Non-Aligned Movement
    • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    • NCOIC, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge
    • NCP, Nepalese Congress Party
    • NDP, National Democratic Party (Pakistan)
    • NEA/INS, Office of Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
    • NEA/IRN, Office of Iranian Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
    • NEA/PAB, Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh Affairs, Bureau of 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
    • NFZ, Nuclear Free Zone
    • NIEO, New International Economic Order
    • NNPA, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act
    • Nocontract, no contractor distribution
    • Nodis, no distribution
    • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
    • Notal, not received by all addressees
    • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
    • NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • NSA, National Security Agency
    • NSC, National Security Council
    • NWFP, Northwest Frontier Provinces
    • NWFZ, Nuclear Weapons Free Zone
    • OASD/ISA/NESA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs, Near East and South Asia Division
    • OAU, Organization of African Unity
    • ODA, Official Development Assistance
    • [Page XXI]OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
    • OES, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
    • OES/NET, Nuclear Energy and Technology Affairs Division, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
    • OES/NET/NEP, Office of Non-Proliferation and Export Policy, Nuclear Energy and Technology Affairs Division, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
    • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
    • OPEC, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
    • OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
    • Orcon, originator controlled
    • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    • OSTP, Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • P, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
    • PIA, Pakistan International Airlines
    • PINSTECH, Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Technology
    • P.L., Public Law
    • P.L. 480, Food for Peace (formally Public Law 83-480, Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954)
    • PM, Prime Minister
    • PM/ISP, Office of International Security Policy, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
    • PM/NPP or PM/NPO, Office of Nuclear Policy and Operations, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
    • PNA, Pakistan National Alliance
    • PNE, peaceful nuclear explosion
    • Pol, political
    • PPP, Pakistan People’s Party
    • PRC, People’s Republic of China or Policy Review Committee
    • PTI, Press Trust India
    • QML, Qayyum Muslim League (of Pakistan)
    • R&D, research and development
    • RAPP, Rajasthan Atomic Power Project
    • RCD, Regional Co-operation for Development (CENTO)
    • refair, reference airgram
    • reftel, reference telegram
    • RG, Record Group
    • RMO, Regional Medical Officer
    • Roger Channel, Department of State limited distribution channel for sensitive intelligence matters
    • RSO, Regional Security Officer
    • S, Office of the Secretary of State; Secret
    • SA–7, Soviet shoulder-fired surface-to-air missile
    • SANFZ, South Asia Nuclear Free Zone
    • SANWFZ, South Asia Nuclear Weapons Free Zone
    • S/AS, Office of the Ambassador at Large and Special Representative of the President for Nonproliferation Matters, Department of State
    • SCC, Special Coordination Committee
    • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
    • [Page XXII]SecGen, Secretary General
    • Secy, Secretary
    • SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    • SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
    • SLFP, Sri Lanka Freedom Party
    • S/MS, Special Adviser to the Secretary of State
    • S/NM, Office of the Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State and Coordinator for International Narcotics Matters, Department of State
    • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
    • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
    • SSA, Security Supporting Assistance
    • S/S-I, Information Management Section, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
    • S/S–O, Operations Center, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
    • SSOD, Special Session on Disarmament (United Nations)
    • SSR, Soviet Socialist Republic
    • SYG, Secretary General
    • T, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology
    • TACAIR, tactical air support
    • TAPS, Tarapur Atomic Power Station
    • TDY, temporary duty
    • TOW, tube-launched, optically-guided, wire-guided
    • U, Unclassified
    • UAE, United Arab Emirates
    • UN, United Nations
    • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
    • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
    • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
    • UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    • UNIFIL, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
    • UNP, United National Party (Sri Lanka)
    • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary General
    • USAID, United States Agency for International Development
    • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
    • USDOCOSouth, Documents Officer, Allied Forces, Southeastern Europe
    • USG, United States Government
    • USICA, United States International Communications Agency
    • USIS, United States Information Service (foreign arm of the United States Information Agency)
    • USLO, United States Liaison Office
    • USN, United States Navy
    • USNATO, United States Mission to NATO
    • USNMR, United States National Military Representative
    • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
    • VOA, Voice of America
    • Z, Zulu time (Greenwich Mean Time)