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Congress and American foreign policy

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  • English
Royal Institute of International Affairs , London
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties., Executive power -- United States., United States -- Foreign relations administration., United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 -- Decision ma


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Statement[by] Godfrey Hodgson.
SeriesChatham House papers ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsJX1706.Z4 A2
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Paginationiii, 57 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3919054M
ISBN 100905031083
LC Control Number81485216

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