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(p. xi) Abbreviations

(p. xi) Abbreviations

ACP

African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AEC

Atomic Energy Commission

AID

Agency for International Development

AIOC

Anglo-Iranian Oil Company

ALSC

African Liberation Support Committee

ANC

African National Congress

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

BIT

bilateral investment agreements

CALCAV

Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam

CARIFTA

Caribbean Free Trade Association

CCF

Congress for Cultural Freedom

CCP

Chinese Communist Party

CDP

Community Development Program

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women

CENTO

Central Treaty Organization

CERD

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

CGPM

General Conference on Weights and Measures

CHR

Commission on Human Rights

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

CMEA

Council for Mutual Economic Assistance

CND

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CNI

Committee for Nuclear Information

COCOM

Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls

Comecon

Council for Mutual Economic Assistance

COMSAT

Communication Satellite Corporation

CPM

Communist Party of Malaya

CPSU

Communist Party of the Soviet Union

CSCE

Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe

CSCRQ

Central Standing Commission on Religious Questions

CSSR

Czechoslovak Socialist Republic

CSW

Commission on the Status of Women

CUC

Committee for Peasant Unity

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

(Korean) Demilitarized Zone

DPRK

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

dwt

deadweight tons

ECE

Economic Commission for Europe

ECOSOC

Economic and Social Council (UN)

EDC

European Defense Community

EEC

European Economic Community

END

European Nuclear Disarmament

ERP

European Recovery Program

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FCDA

Federal Civil Defence Administration

FDI

foreign direct investments

FLN

National Liberation Front (Algeria) (Front de Libération Nationale)

FNLA

National Front for the Liberation of Angola (Frente Nacional de Libertaçäo de Angola)

FRELIMO

Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frente de Libertaçäo de Moçambique)

FRG

Federal Republic of Germany

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GDR

German Democratic Republic

GNP

gross national product

HUAC

House Un-American Activities Committee

IAU

International Astronomical Union

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICBM

intercontinental-range ballistic missile

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICERD

International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

ICP

Iraqi Communist Party

ICT

information and communications technology

IFAD

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFR

International Fellowship of Reconciliation

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INF

intermediate-range nuclear forces

INGO

international nongovernmental organization

INTELSAT

International Telecommunication Satellite Organization

IRBM

intermediate-range ballistic missiles

IRF

International Road Federation

Inter-Services Intelligence

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ITU

International Telecommunications Union

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

IWY

International Women's Year

KOR

Workers’ Defense Committee (Poland)

LAFTA

Latin American Free Trade Association

LDP

Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

LMG

League of the Militant Godless

LNHO

League of Nations Health Organization

LOP

League for the Protection of Nature (Liga Ochrony Przyrody)

MAD

mutual assured destruction

MLF

multilateral (nuclear) force

MNF

most favored nation

MPLA

Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (Movimento Popular de Libertaçäo de Angola)

MRBM

medium-range ballistic missile

NAACP

National Association of Colored People

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NAM

Non-Aligned Movement

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NICs

newly industrializing countries

NIEs

National Intelligence Estimates

NNC

National Negro Congress

NSDD

National Security Decision Directives

OAS

Organization of American States

OAU

Organization of African Unity

ODA

Overseas Development Aid

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OIHP

Office International d’Hygiène Publique

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PASB

Pan American Sanitary Bureau

PKI

Indonesian Communist Party

PL

Public Law

PLO

Palestine Liberation Organization

PRC

People's Republic of China

RSFSR

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

SADF

South African Defence Force

SALT

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

SANE

Sane Nuclear Policy

SDF

Self-Defense Force (Japan)

Strategic Defense Initiative

SEATO

South East Asia Treaty Organization

SEU

Social-Ecological Union

SI

International System of Units

SIOP

Single Integrated Operational Plan

SIPRI

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

SLBM

submarine- launched ballistic missile

SPC

Soviet Peace Committee

SPD

(West German) Social Democratic Party

SWANU

South West Africa National Union

SWAPO

South West Africa People's Organization

TWh

terawatt

TNC

transnational corporations

UCC

Universal Copyright Convention

UCS

Union of Concerned Scientists

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNEP

UN Environment Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNITA

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Uniäo Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola)

UNRRA

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

UNRWA

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

USIA

United States Information Agency

VCP

Vietnamese Communist Party

WEU

Western European Union

WFDY

World Federation of Democratic Youth

WFTU

World Federation of Trade Unions

WHO

World Health Organization

WILPF

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

WPC

World Peace Council

WRI

War Resisters’ International

WTO

World Trade Organization

ZANU

Zimbabwe African National Union

ZAPU

Zimbabwe African People's Union