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xiii Abbreviations AB Appellate Body (World Trade Organ­ ization) ADA Americans with Disabilities Act AEI American Enterprise Institute AIIB Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ATT Arms Trade Treaty BIS Bank for International Settlements BRICS Brazil, Rus­ sia, India, China, and South Africa countries BWC Biological Weapons Convention CBP Customs and Border Protection CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against ­ Women CESCR CovenantonEconomic,SocialandCulturalRights(UnitedNations) CFE Conventional Forces in Eu­ rope Treaty CIS Center for Immigration Studies CPAC Conservative Po­ liti­ cal Action Conference CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child CRPD ConventionontheRightsofPersonswithDisabilities(UnitedNations) CSI Container Security Initiative 00-3159-7_fm.indd 13 9/11/17 1:09 PM xiv Abbreviations CTBT Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty CTC Counterterrorism Committee (United Nations) CUSFTA Canada-­ U.S. ­ Free Trade Agreement CWA Chemical Weapons Act CWC Chemical Weapons Convention DEA Drug Enforcement Agency DSU dispute settlement understanding (World Trade Organ­ ization) EC Eu­ro­pean Commission ECOSOC Economic and Social Council (United Nations) EEEZs extended exclusive economic zones EEZs exclusive economic zones EITI Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative EU Eu­ro­pean Union FAIR Federation for American Immigration Reform G-7 Group of 7 G-8 Group of 8 G-20 Group of 20 G-77 Group of 77 GAO General Accounting Office GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GDP gross domestic product IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ICC International Criminal Court ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Po­ liti­ cal Rights ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICJ International Court of Justice IDPs internally displaced persons IEA International Energy Agency IHR International Health Regulations IMF International Monetary Fund INF Intermediate-­ Range Nuclear Forces Treaty IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRCA Immigration Reform and Control Act ISAF International Security Assistance Force ISDS Investor-­ State Dispute Settlement ITO International Trade Organ­ ization JCPOA Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action 00-3159-7_fm.indd 14 9/11/17 1:09 PM Abbreviations xv LEP League to Enforce Peace NAFTA North American ­ Free Trade Agreement NAM Non-­Aligned Movement NAT North Atlantic Treaty NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organ­ ization NGO nongovernmental organ­ization NPT [Nuclear] Non-­ Proliferation Treaty / Treaty on the Non-­ Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons NSEERS National Security Entry-­ Exit Registration System NWS nuclear weapons states OECD Organ­ ization for Economic Cooperation and Development OIOS Office of Internal Oversight Ser­ vices (United Nations) OPCW Organ­ ization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons PA Palestinian Authority PHEICs public health emergencies of international concern PSI Proliferation Security Initiative PTBT Partial Test Ban Treaty R2P Responsibility to Protect RTAA Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act RUDs reservations, understandings, and declarations SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome START Strategic Arms Reduction Treaties I and II I and II TPP Trans-­Pacific Partnership TTIP Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organ­ ization UNFCCC UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNGA United Nations General Assembly UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organ­ ization UNO United Nations Organ­ ization UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Agency UNSC United Nations Security Council USAID U.S. Agency for International Development USTR Office of the United States Trade Representative VCCR Vienna Convention on Consular Relations WHO World Health Organ­ ization WMD weapons of mass destruction WTO World Trade Organ­ ization 00-3159-7_fm.indd 15 9/11/17 1:09 PM 00-3159-7_fm.indd 16 9/11/17 1:09 PM ...


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