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Superclients and superpowers

David F. Ronfeldt

Superclients and superpowers

Cuba: Soviet Union, Iran: United States

by David F. Ronfeldt

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Published in Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand Corp., 1978 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid F. Ronfeldt.
SeriesThe Rand paper series ;, P-5945
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/7324 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ; 28 cm.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4439261M
LC Control Number79100459

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