U.S. national interest and the budget crisis
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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Debts, External -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations.

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Other titlesUS national interest and the budget crisis.
StatementUnder Secretary Armacost.
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 972.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18046004M

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