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Shooting up

Vanda Felbab-Brown

Shooting up

counterinsurgency and the war on drugs

by Vanda Felbab-Brown

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug traffic -- Developing countries,
  • Drug control -- Developing countries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-259) and index.

    StatementVanda Felbab-Brown.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5840.D44 F45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044837M
    ISBN 109780815703280
    LC Control Number2009040259

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