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The U.S. role in the United Nations

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

The U.S. role in the United Nations

hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, September 27 and October 3, 1983

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United Nations

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    Other titlesThe US role in the United Nations
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17988895M


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