United States, US

Use “United States” on first reference, US on subsequent reference or preceding federal government departments, offices or agencies. Contrary to previous editions, the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style accepts US without periods.

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Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and […]

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