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Thomas H. Henriksen
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, California
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America's Wars
Interventions, Regime Change, and Insurgencies after the Cold War
, pp. 304 - 311
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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