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Blood From Stones

The Secret Financial Network of Terror

by Douglas Farah

  • 44 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Broadway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Political Science,
  • Terrorism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • True Crime / General,
  • Diamond mines and mining,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Africa, West,
  • Diamond industry and trade

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8064754M
    ISBN 100767915623
    ISBN 109780767915625

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