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Dealing with Damascus

Mona Yacoubian

Dealing with Damascus

seeking a greater return on U.S.-Syria relations

by Mona Yacoubian

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Council on Foreign Relations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMona Yacoubian, Scott Lasensky
    SeriesCSR -- no. 33, CSR (New York, N.Y.) -- no. 33.
    ContributionsLasensky, Scott, Center for Preventive Action
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE183.8.S95 Y33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25332262M
    ISBN 100876094086
    ISBN 109780876094082
    LC Control Number2012371353
    OCLC/WorldCa185691011

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