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List of government and military acronyms

List of acronyms ("words made from parts of other words, pronounceable") used by the government and the military:

Please add your own, in alphabetical order.

  • ASEAN - Association of South East Asian Nations
  • AWOL - Absent Without Leave (military jargon)
  • Gulag The Chief Administration of Collective Labor Camps (Russian Главное Управление Лагерей, "Glavnoye Upravleniye Lagerey")
  • Interpol -- International Criminal Police Organization
  • NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement
  • NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • USA PATRIOT Act - Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism

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