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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Strategy -- Congresses.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Military policy -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Keith A. Dunn, William O. Staudenmaier ; foreword by Robert W. Komer.
SeriesStudies in international security affairs and military strategy
ContributionsDunn, Keith A., Staudenmaier, William O.
LC ClassificationsUA23 .A595 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028435M
ISBN 100813300657
LC Control Number85008917

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