The UN"s role in nation-building from the Congo to Iraq

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StatementJames Dobbins ... [et al.].
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsDobbins, James, 1942-
LC ClassificationsJZ4984.5 .U534 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22709623M
ISBN 100833035894

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