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Published by South End Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-,
  • United States -- Military policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementNoam Chomsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE876 .C45 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398816M
ISBN 100896083357, 0896083349
LC Control Number87028788

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