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America and the Muslim Middle East

memos to a President

by

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Published by Aspen Institute, distributed by the Brookings Institution Press] in Queenstown, MD, [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Islam and politics -- Middle East -- Congresses.,
    • Islam -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Middle East -- Congresses.,
    • Middle East -- Relations -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Philip D. Zelikow and Robert B. Zoellick
      ContributionsZelikow, Philip, 1954-, Zoellick, Robert B., Aspen Strategy Group (U.S.).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63.2.U5 A778 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL479887M
      ISBN 100898432391
      LC Control Number98206639


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