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Peacekeeping United Nations role sharing by William H Lewis

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Published by National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • United Nations -- Armed Forces,
  • International police

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesUnited Nations role sharing
Statementby William H. Lewis
SeriesStrategic forum -- no. 83
ContributionsNational Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13622472M

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