Tracking the Origins of a State Terror Network

@article{Mcsherry2002TrackingTO,
  title={Tracking the Origins of a State Terror Network},
  author={J. Patrice Mcsherry},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={2002},
  volume={29},
  pages={38 - 60}
}
  • J. Mcsherry
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Perspectives
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