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Contemporary military strategy by Morton H. Halperin

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

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Written under the auspices of the Center for International Affairs, Harvard Univerity.

StatementMorton H. Halperin.
ContributionsHarvard University. Center for International Affairs.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL13951535M

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