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Civil wars and foreign powers outside intervention in intrastate conflict by Patrick M. Regan

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Peacekeeping forces,
  • Civil war,
  • Military policy -- Decision making,
  • International relations -- Decision making

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-167) and index.

StatementPatrick M. Regan.
LC ClassificationsJZ6374 .R44 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL52557M
ISBN 100472111256
LC Control Number99059856

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