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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English



  • Indian Ocean Region,
  • Indian Ocean Region.


  • Geopolitics -- Indian Ocean Region.,
  • Indian Ocean Region -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

StatementJames H. Hayes.
SeriesThe Rand paper series ;, P-5325
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 5325, DS341 .R28 no. 5325
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4944278M
LC Control Number76371893

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