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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Economic sanctions, American -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq

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Edition Notes

StatementDouglas McDaniel
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 8, fr. 00177
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15459904M

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