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Zaire, a country in crisis hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, October 26, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Africa.

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Written in English


  • Human rights -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Democracy -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1997.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23363060M
ISBN 100160465427

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