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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • National security -- United States,
  • United States -- Military policy

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Statementby John M. Collins
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 10, fr. 00898
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15460052M

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