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Understanding NATO's Sustainability: The Limits of Institutionalist Theory. / Menon, Anand; Welsh, Jennifer.

In: Global Governance, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2011, p. 81-94.

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Menon, A & Welsh, J 2011, 'Understanding NATO's Sustainability: The Limits of Institutionalist Theory', Global Governance, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 81-94.

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Menon, A., & Welsh, J. (2011). Understanding NATO's Sustainability: The Limits of Institutionalist Theory. Global Governance, 17(1), 81-94.

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Menon A, Welsh J. Understanding NATO's Sustainability: The Limits of Institutionalist Theory. Global Governance. 2011;17(1):81-94.

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Menon, Anand ; Welsh, Jennifer. / Understanding NATO's Sustainability: The Limits of Institutionalist Theory. In: Global Governance. 2011 ; Vol. 17, No. 1. pp. 81-94.

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