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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States, 1950. National security affairs; foreign economic policy

List of abbreviations and symbols,   pp. IX-XI ff. PDF (1.1 MB)

Page IX

  EDITOR'S NOTE.-This list does not include standard abbreviations in common
usage; unusual abbreviations of rare occurrence which are clarified at appro-
priate points; and those abbreviations and contractions which, although
uncommon, are understandable from the context.
A, Office of the Deputy Under Secre-
  tary of State for Administration
A-bomb, atomic bomb
ABC, American Broadcasting Com-
ACTA, (Interdepartmental) Advisory
  Committee on Technical Assistance
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Af-
  fairs, Department of State
B/P, balance of payments
BNA, Office of British Commonwealth
  and Northern European Affairs, De-
  partment of State
CA, circular airgram
CA, Office of Chinese Affairs, Depart-
  ment of State
CCA, United Nations Commission for
  Conventional Armaments
CDA, Combined Development Agency
CDT, Combined Development Trust,
  subsequently  renamed  Combined
  Development Agency
CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
CFM, Council of Foreign Ministers
CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
CINCFE, Commander in Chief, Far
Cominform, Communist Information
CON, Office of Consular Affairs, De-
  partment of State
CP, Commercial Policy Staff, Depart-
  ment of State
CP's, Contracting Parties (GATT)
CPC, Combined Policy Committee
CPR, Chinese People's Republic
D Day, the date of a planned military
Delga, series indicator for telegrams
  from the United States Delegation
  to the  United  Nations  General
Depcirtel, Department of State cir-
  cular telegram
Deptel, Department of State telegram
DOT, dependent overseas territory
E, Office of the Assistant Secretary of
  State for Economic Affairs
ECA, Economic Cooperation Adminis-
ECE,   Economic   Commission   for
ECOSOC, Economic and Social Coun-
  cil of the United Nations
Emb, Embassy
Embtel, Embassy telegram
EPU, European Payments Union
ERP, European Recovery Program
EUR, Bureau of European Affairs,
  Department of State
ExIm Bank, Export-Import Bank of
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation,
  Department of Justice
FCN, friendship, commerce, and navi-
  gation (treaty)
FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs,
  Department of State; Far East; Far
FMACC, Foreign Military Assistance
  Coordinating Committee
F.R., Federal Register
FSA, Federal Security Agency
FY, fiscal year
FYI, for your information
G, Deputy Under Secretary of State
GA, General Assembly of the United

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