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This was not our war

Swanee Hunt

This was not our war

Bosnian women reclaiming the peace

by Swanee Hunt

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSwanee Hunt ; foreword by William Jefferson Clinton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22625805M
ISBN 100822333554

America's secret war in Laos and the devastating destruction that occurred there made a rare appearance in the news in when President Obama became the first US president to visit Laos. See "Obama faces grim legacy of America's 'secret war' on landmark Laos trip" at (Sept. , archived), also available at the article leaves out the most important story and the. stand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war. She is betraying us! Russia alone must save Europe. Our gracious sovereign recognizes his high voca-tion and will be true to it. That is the one thing I have faith in! Our good and wonderful sovereign has to perform the noblest role on earth, and he is so virtuous and noble.


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