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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Developing countries

Subjects:

  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science),
  • United States -- Military relations -- Developing countries.,
  • Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Military relations -- United States.,
  • Developing countries -- Military relations -- Soviet Union.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard H. Shultz, Jr. ... [et al.].
ContributionsShultz, Richard H., 1947-, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. International Security Studies Program., Army War College (U.S.), National Defense University.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU240 .G8239 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 433 p. ;
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2037119M
ISBN 100669199346
LC Control Number88013380

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