Canada and international humanitarian law peacekeeping and war crimes in the modern era

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Published by Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S .

Written in English

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  • Humanitarian intervention.,
  • Peacekeeping forces.,
  • War crimes -- Government policy -- Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Richard D. Wiggers and Ann L. Griffiths.
ContributionsWiggers, Richard D., Griffiths, Ann L. 1960-, Dalhousie University. Centre for Foreign Policy Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL19404628M
ISBN 101896440363
OCLC/WorldCa49352130

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