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Promoting pluralism and democracy in the Middle East Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, ... Congress, second session, August 11, 1992 by United States

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Number of Pages71
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ISBN 100160400139
ISBN 109780160400131

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