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Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume I, Foundations of Foreign Policy
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ABC, American Broadcasting Company
ABM, anti-ballistic missile
ADB, Asian Development Bank
AID, Agency for International Development
ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, United States (security treaty)
ASEAN, Association of South East Asian Nations
ASPAC, Asian and Pacific Council

CBS, Columbia Broadcasting System
CBW, chemical and biological weapons
CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
CIAP, Comite Interamericana de la Alianza para el Progreso (Inter-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress)
CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy

DPRC, Defense Program Review Committee

FRG, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
FY, Fiscal Year

GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GDR, German Democratic Republic (East Germany)
GNP, Gross National Product
GVN, Government of Vietnam

HR, designation for legislation introduced in the House of Representatives

IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
ICBM, inter-continental ballistic missile
IMF, International Monetary Fund

LDC, less developed countries

MACV, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
MIRV, multiple individually targeted reentry vehicles

NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NBC, National Broadcasting Company
NLF, National Liberation Front
NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
NSC, National Security Council
NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum

POW, prisoner of war
PRC, People's Republic of China

RG, Record Group
ROC, Republic of China

SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SDS, Students for a Democratic Society
SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
SIOP, Single Integrated Operational Plan
SLBM, submarine-launched ballistic missile
SST, supersonic transport

TV, television

UAR, United Arab Republic
UK, United Kingdom
UN, United Nations
US, United States
USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

WEU, West European Union
WW, World War

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