India-Pakistan nuclear proliferation hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, June 18, 1998. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

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Other titlesIndia, Pakistan nuclear proliferation
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LC ClassificationsKF27 .I54915 1998j
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL70714M
ISBN 100160576571
LC Control Number99170703
OCLC/WorldCa40389536

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