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State-building and rule of law

Sari Kouvo

State-building and rule of law

lessons from Afghanistan

by Sari Kouvo

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Published by NATO Defense College, Research Division in Rome, Italy .
Written in English

  • Rule of law -- Afghanistan,
  • Nation-building -- Afghanistan,
  • Postwar reconstruction -- Afghanistan

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesState building and rule of law :
    StatementSari Kouvo.
    SeriesNDC forum paper -- 6
    ContributionsNATO Defence College. Research Division.
    LC ClassificationsKNF2020 .S73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23966098M
    LC Control Number2009431630

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