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U.S. intelligence performance on Central America

U.S. intelligence performance on Central America

achievements and selected instances of concern : staff report


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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Intelligence service -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America.,
  • Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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    StatementSubcommittee on Oversight and Evaluation, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Subcommittee on Oversight and Evaluation
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22266601M

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