U.S. policy toward the West Bank and Gaza
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U.S. policy toward the West Bank and Gaza hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, December 14, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.

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  • Terrorism -- West Bank.,
  • Terrorism -- Gaza Strip.,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict.,
  • Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • West Bank -- Politics and government.,
  • Gaza Strip -- Politics and government.

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Other titlesUS policy toward the West Bank and Gaza.
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Paginationiv, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL15341791M

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