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A Step Too Far: How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War

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A Step Too Far : How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War. / Kinsey, Christopher; Mayer, Christopher.

In: RUSI Journal, Vol. 167, No. 3, 2022, p. 54-63.

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Kinsey, C & Mayer, C 2022, 'A Step Too Far: How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War', RUSI Journal, vol. 167, no. 3, pp. 54-63. https://doi.org/10.1080/03071847.2022.2113744

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Kinsey, C., & Mayer, C. (2022). A Step Too Far: How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War. RUSI Journal, 167(3), 54-63. https://doi.org/10.1080/03071847.2022.2113744

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Kinsey C, Mayer C. A Step Too Far: How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War. RUSI Journal. 2022;167(3):54-63. https://doi.org/10.1080/03071847.2022.2113744

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Kinsey, Christopher ; Mayer, Christopher. / A Step Too Far : How the International Code of Conduct Association's Actions Could Unintentionally Help to Privatise War. In: RUSI Journal. 2022 ; Vol. 167, No. 3. pp. 54-63.

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