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Published by Chatto & Windus for the Institute for Strategic Studies in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Armed forces -- Political activity.,
  • Africa -- Politics andgovernment.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesStudies in international security -- 13
ContributionsInstitute for Strategic Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,198p.,fold plate :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18774618M
ISBN 100701113812

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