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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Algeria -- History -- 1962-1990,
  • Algeria -- Politics and government,
  • Algeria -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Algeria

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Edition Notes

StatementCarol Migdalovitz
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, reel 10, fr. 1085
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15458971M

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