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StatementMark Pyman, Peter Foot, Philipp Fluri (eds.).
ContributionsPyman, Mark., Foot, Peter., Fluri, Philipp, 1960-, Transparency International., Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces.
LC ClassificationsHD9743.A2 W67 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL23837281M
ISBN 109789666264292
LC Control Number2009397150

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