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Backstabbing for beginners

Michael Soussan

Backstabbing for beginners

my crash course in international diplomacy

by Michael Soussan

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Nation Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soussan, Michael,
  • United Nations. -- Oil-for-Food Program,
  • United Nations. -- Oil-for-Food Program -- Corrupt practices,
  • Humanitarian assistance -- Iraq,
  • Food relief -- Iraq,
  • Economic sanctions -- Iraq,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Iraq

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Michael Soussan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ6373 .S64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17030005M
    ISBN 109781568583976
    LC Control Number2008031698


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