Subregional security cooperation in the Baltic Sea area
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Subregional security cooperation in the Baltic Sea area an exploratory study by Olav Knudsen

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Published by Norwegian Institute of International Affairs in Oslo .
Written in English



  • Baltic Sea Region.


  • National security -- Baltic Sea Region.,
  • Conflict management -- Baltic Sea Region.

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Edition Notes

StatementOlav F. Knudsen, Iver B. Neumann.
SeriesNUPI report,, nr. 189, NUPI-rapport (Oslo, Norway : 1994) ;, nr. 189.
ContributionsNeumann, Iver B.
LC ClassificationsUA646.53 .K59 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL914216M
LC Control Number95210185

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