Panamanian problem how the Reagan and Bush administrations dealt with the Noriega regime by St. Malo Arias, Guillermo de

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Published by Americas Group in Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.A .

Written in English

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  • Panama


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Panama,
  • Panama -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-,
  • Panama -- Politics and government -- 1946-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-342) and index.

Book details

StatementGuillermo de St. Malo A., Godfrey Harris.
ContributionsHarris, Godfrey, 1937-
LC ClassificationsE183.8.P2 H29 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2046884M
ISBN 100935047085
LC Control Number88024052

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