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Private armed forces and global security

Carlos Ortiz

Private armed forces and global security

a guide to the issues

by Carlos Ortiz

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private military companies -- History -- 21st century,
  • Private military companies -- History -- 20th century,
  • Security, International -- History -- 21st century,
  • Security, International -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarlos Ortiz.
    SeriesContemporary military, strategic, and security issues
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU240 .O785 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23980528M
    ISBN 109780313355929, 9780313355936
    LC Control Number2009046663

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