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The guns-for-drugs trade

Eradio E. Uresti

The guns-for-drugs trade

implications for U.S. foreign policy

by Eradio E. Uresti

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
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Edition Notes

ContributionsTollefson, Scott D.
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25510320M


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