Paul Heinbecker on human security. Canada"s Arctic foreign policy. Canada, the USA & the world. CIDA then and now.

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Subjects:

  • Canadian International Development Agency,
  • Security, International,
  • Canada -- Foreign relations -- 1945-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1993-,
  • Arctic regions -- Strategic aspects,
  • Canada, Northern -- Strategic aspects

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Other titlesCanada"s Arctic foreign policy, Canada, the USA & the world, Canada, the USA and the world, CIDA then and now
SeriesBehind the headlines -- v. 56, no. 2
ContributionsHeinbecker, Paul
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19402499M

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