Arresting the nuclear genie May 2, 1984. by Kenneth L. Adelman

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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

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear nonproliferation.,
  • Arms control.

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SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 582.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination3, [1] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17830753M

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