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INTA 689 - US Foreign Policy in the Persian Gulf  

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This guide provides access and assistance for finding books, articles and other information for  INTA 689: US Foreign Policy in the Persian Gulf.  The tabs above provide assistance for the research assignment for Dr. Tabaar's class with:

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