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Capacity and resolve : oreign assessments o U.S. power / editor Craig S. Cohen.p. cm.Includes bibliographical reerences.ISBN 978-0-89206-631-5 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. United States--Foreign public opinion. 2. UnitedStates--Foreign relations--2001-2009. 3. United States--Foreign relations--2009- I. Cohen,Craig S.E895.C36 2011327.73009’0511—dc222011016992
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