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Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XI, South Asia Crisis, 1971
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ABM, anti-ballistic missile
ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
ADB, Asian Development Bank
ADC, aide-de-camp
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
AFS, Afghanis, Afghan currency
AID, Agency for International Development
AID/ASIA/NE, Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Bureau for Asia, Agency for International Development
AID/GC, Office of the General Counsel, Agency for International Development
AID/NESA, Bureau for Near East and South Asia, Agency for International Development
AID/PPC, Office of Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development
AID/PRI/DRD, Disaster Relief Division, Office for Private Overseas Programs, Agency for International Development
AICC, All India Congress Committee
AL, Awami League (Pakistan)
AMCITS, American citizens
A/OC/T, Bureau of Administration, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications, Communications Center, Department of State
A/OPR/RS, Bureau of Administration, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations, Records Services Division, Department of State
AP, Associated Press
APC, armored personnel carrier
ARMATT, Army Attachˇ
ASAP, as soon as possible

BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
BD, Bangladesh
BDG, Bangladesh Government
B/G, Brigadier General
BNDD, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Department of Justice

CAS, Controlled American Source
CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament
CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
CF, contingency funds
Chicom(s), Chinese Communist(s)
CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
CIA/ONE, Central Intelligence Agency, Office of National Estimates
CINC, Cabinet Committee for International Narcotics; Commander in Chief
CINCARPAC, Commander in Chief, Army, Pacific
CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Middle East, South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara
CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific
CINCPACAF, Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Force
CINCPACFLT, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet
CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike Command
CINCUSAFE, Commander in Chief, United States Air Forces in Europe
CL, commercial list
CND, United Nations Commission on Narcotics Drugs
COMECON, Council on Mutual Economic Assistance
CONGEN, Consulate General
CPM, Communist Party Madras
CPI, Communist Party of India
CTB, Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
CWC, Congress [Party] Working Committee, India

DAC, Democratic Action Committee, Pakistan
DATT, Defense Attachˇ
DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
DEA, Department of External Affairs, India
DefSec, Defense Secretary
del, delegate; delegation
DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
DL, development loan
DMZ, demilitarized zone
DOD, Department of Defense
DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs
DOD/ISA/NESA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
DRV, Democratic Republic of Vietnam
DSAA, Defense Security Assistance Agency

EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
EA/VN, Office of the Vietnam Working Group, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
EBR, East Bengal Regiment
ECAFE, United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and Far East
ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council
EEC, European Economic Community
ELINT, electronic intelligence
ENDC, Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee, Geneva
Emb, Embassy
EP, East Pakistan
EPADC, East Pakistan Development Corporation
EPCAF, East Pakistan Civil Armed Force
EPR, East Pakistan Rifles
EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs
Exdis, Exclusive Distribution (extremely limited distribution)
Ex-Im, Export Import Bank of Washington

FAO, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
FDR, Franklin D. Roosevelt
FFW, Food for Work
FMS, Foreign Military Sales
FonMin, Foreign Minister
FonSec, Foreign Secretary
FPREPORT, Foreign Policy Report
FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
FSL, Foreign Service Local
FY, fiscal year
FYI, for your information

GA, United Nations General Assembly
GBD, Government of Bangladesh
GAO, General Accounting Office
GMT, Greenwich Mean Time
GNP, gross national product
GOBD, Government of Bangladesh
GOEP, Government of East Pakistan
GOI, Government of India
GON, Government of Nigeria
GOP, Government of Pakistan
GOT, Government of Turkey

H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
HMG, Her Majesty's Government, United Kingdom
HRH, His Royal Highness

IA, Indian Army
IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank
ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
ICBM, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
ICC, International Control Commission
ICRC, International Committee, Red Cross
IDA, International Development Association
IFY, Indian Fiscal Year
IG, Inspector General
IMF, International Monetary Fund
INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
INR/DDC, Directorate for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
INR/DRR/RNA, Office of Research and Analysis for Near East and South Asia, Directorate for Regional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
INR/DRR/RSE, Office of Research and Analysis for USSR and Eastern Europe, Directorate for Regional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
INR/DRR/RSG, Office of Strategic and General Research, Directorate for Regional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
INR/IL, Office of Intelligence Liaison, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs
IRBM, Intermediate-range Ballistic Missile
ISID, Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (Indian and Pakistani equivalent of CIA)
IST, Indian Standard Time

J, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
JP, Justice Party, Pakistan
J/PM, Office of Politico-Military Affairs in the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

kg, kilogram
LDC, less developed country
Limdis, Limited Distribution
LTG, Lieutenant General

MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
MAC, Military Assistance Command
MAI, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Afghanistan
MAP, Military Assistance Program
MB, Mukti Bahini (People's Brotherhood, East Pakistani guerrilla force)
MCH, Ministry of Children's Health
ME, Middle East
MEA, Ministry of External Affairs
MFA, Minister/Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MIDEASTFOR, Middle East Forces
MIL, military
MINAG, Ministry of Agriculture
MINPLAN, Ministry of Planning
ML, Muslim League; military list
MLA, Martial Law Administrator/Administration, Pakistan
MNA, Member of the National Assembly, Pakistan
MP, Member of Parliament
MPA, Member of Provisional Assembly, East Pakistan
MPH, Ministry of Public Health
MPW, Ministry of Public Works
MT, metric ton

NAC, North Atlantic Council
NAP, National Awami Party, Pakistan
NAP/L, National Awami Party, Left, East Pakistan
NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NBC, National Broadcasting Company
NDF, National Democratic Front, Pakistan
NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
NEA/INC, Country Director for India, Ceylon, Nepal, and Maldive Islands, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
NEA/INS, Country Director for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Maldive Islands, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
NEA/PAB, Country Director for Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
NEA/PAF, Country Director for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
NEA/RA, Office of the Director of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern, and South Asian Affairs
NEFA, Northeast Frontier Agency
NESA, Bureau for Near East and South Asia, Agency for International Development
NI, Nizam-E-Islam (Pakistani political party)
Niact, night action, telegram indicator requiring immediate action
NIC, National Intelligence Council
NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
NLF, National Liberation Front
Nodis, No Distribution (other than to persons indicated)
Noforn, no foreign dissemination
NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
NSA, National Security Agency
NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
NSC, National Security Council
NSCIC, National Security Council Intelligence Committee
NSCIG/NEA, National Security Council Interdepartmental Group for the Near East and South Asia
NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
NVN, North Vietnam
NWFP, Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan

OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security
Affairs
O/CT, Bureau of Administration, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications, Communications Center
OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OEP, Office of Emergency Preparedness
OMB, Office of Management and Budget
OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense

PA, purchase authorization
PAF, Pakistan Air Force
PAK, Pakistan, Pakistani
PAO, Public Affairs Officer
PDM/AL, Pro-PDM Awami League (Pakistan political party)
PDP, Pakistan Democratic Party
PIA, Pakistan International Airlines
PL, Public Law
PM, Prime Minister
PM, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
PM/AE, Office of Atomic Energy and Aero-Space, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs
PM/MAS, Office of Military Assistance and Sales, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs
PML, Pakistan Muslim League
PNE, Peaceful Nuclear Explosion
POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
Polad, Political Adviser
PolOff, Political Officer
POW, prisoner of war
PPP, People's Party of Pakistan
PR, Public Relations
PRC, People's Republic of China
PriMin, Prime Minister

R&D, research and development
RCD, Organization of Regional Cooperation for Development
reftel, reference telegram
rep(s), representative(s)
res, resolution
RGA, Royal Government of Afghanistan

SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SCI, Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
SDR(s), Special Drawing Right(s)
SEA, Southeast Asia
SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State or his party to the Department of State
septel, separate telegram
SFRC, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
SIG, Senior Interdepartmental Group
SIGINT, signals intelligence
SITREP, situation report
SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
Sov, Soviet
S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
S/R, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Refugee and Migration Affairs
SRG, Senior Review Group
S/S, Executive Secretariat of the Department of State
SVN, South Vietnam
SYG, United Nations Secretary-General

TA, technical assistance
TASS, Telegraphnoye Agentstvo Sovyetskogo Soyuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
TDY, temporary duty

U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
UAR, United Arab Republic
UK, United Kingdom
UKG, United Kingdom Government
UN, United Nations
UNCURK, United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
UNEPRO, United Nations East Pakistan Relief Operation
UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund
UNROD, United Nations Relief Operation in Dacca
UNSC, United Nations Security Council
UNSYG, United Nations Secretary-General
US, United States
USAF, United States Air Force
USAFI, United States Air Force Intelligence
USAFSS, United States Air Force Security Service
USAID, United States Agency for International Development
USCINCEUR, United States Commander in Chief, European Command
USCINCMEAFSA, United States Commander in Chief, Middle East, South Asia, and Africa South of the Sahara
USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
USG, United States Government
USIA, United States Information Agency
USIB, United States Intelligence Board
USINFO, United States Information Service
USIS, United States Information Service (overseas branches of USIA)
USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations in New York

VC, Vietcong
VOA, Voice of America
VOLAGS, voluntary agencies
VP, Vice President

WESTPAC, Commander, Western Pacific
WFP, World Food Program
WH, White House
WSAG, Washington Special Actions Group


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