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Nuclear weapons" role in 21st century U.S. policy

Dominick R. Pelligrini

Nuclear weapons" role in 21st century U.S. policy

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditor, Dominick R. Pelligrini
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA23 .N796 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24461652M
ISBN 109781607414780
LC Control Number2009032917
OCLC/WorldCa430055491


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