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Global change and Africa implications for US policy : a report of the Thirtieth Strategy for Peace, US Foreign Policy Conference by Strategy for Peace. (Conference) (30th 1991 Warrenton, Va.)

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Published by Stanley Foundation in Muscatine, Iowa .
Written in English


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by the Stanley Foundation, October 19-21, 1989, convened at Airlie House, Warrenton, Virginia.
ContributionsStanley Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19841954M

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