Marines on the beach

the politics of U.S. military intervention decision-making
  • 2.90 MB
  • English
Praeger Security International , Westport, Conn
Intervention (International law) -- Government policy -- United States -- Decision making., United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 -- Decision making., United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- -- Decision making., United States -- Military policy -- Decision making., United States -- Relations -- Latin America -- Case studies., Latin America -- Relations -- United States -- Case stu
StatementChristopher Paul.
GenreCase studies.
LC ClassificationsJZ1480 .A984 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21096813M
ISBN 139780313356841
LC Control Number2008020454

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