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role of the army in Middle Eastern politics

Owen, Roger

role of the army in Middle Eastern politics

a critique of existing analyses

by Owen, Roger

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Article from Review of Middle East studies, Vol.3, 1978 (pp.63-81).

Other titlesReview of the Middle East studies.
Statementby Roger Owen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16265684M

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