Syria U.S. relations and bilateral issues

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StatementAlfred B. Prados.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB92075., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2001, 01-IB-92075.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL16348804M

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