Arms control and weapons proliferation in the Middle East and South Asia

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Statementedited by Shelley A. Stahl and Geoffrey Kemp.
ContributionsStahl, Shelley A., Kemp, Geoffrey., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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LC ClassificationsUA832 .A76 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545112M
ISBN 10031206070X
LC Control Number91024254

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