Arms transfers and the national interest
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Arms transfers and the national interest May 21, 1981. by James Lane Buckley

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States -- Foreign relations

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Edition Notes

SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 279.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17826881M

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