United States policy towards the Arab-Israeli arms race, 1950-1966 by Ahmed Refat Elkashef

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  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel,
  • Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- Israel,
  • Israel -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries

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Statementby Ahmed R. Elkashef ; with a supplement on Arab view of Western aid / by Hassan Saab.
SeriesPalestine monographs -- 64, Dirāsāt Filaṣṭīnīyah -- 64
ContributionsSaab, Hassan.
LC ClassificationsE183.8I7 E5
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. --
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22212181M

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