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Drug war

United States. General Accounting Office

Drug war

observations on counternarcotics aid to Colombia : report to Congressional requesters

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Drug traffic -- Colombia,
  • Drug control -- International cooperation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesObservations on counternarcotics aid to Colombia
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations., United States. General Accounting Office. National Security and International Affairs Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14538428M

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