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U.N. peacekeeping estimated U.S. contributions, fiscal years 1996-2001 : report to congressional requesters by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United Nations -- Peacekeeping forces -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Military assistance, American -- Costs

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Edition Notes

Other titlesUnited Nation"s peacekeeping
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15517524M

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