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Published by Springer, In cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division in Dordrecht .
Written in English


  • Energy industries -- Security measures -- Congresses,
  • Energy policy -- Congresses,
  • Environmental policy -- Congresses,
  • National security -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Stephen Stec, Besnik Baraj.
SeriesNATO science for peace and security series. Series C, Environmental security, NATO science for peace and security series
ContributionsStec, Stephen., Baraj, Besnik.
LC ClassificationsHD9502.A2 N38 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 455 p. :
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23871904M
ISBN 101402094515, 1402094523
ISBN 109781402094514, 9781402094521
LC Control Number2008942033

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