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The EU's security and the sea : defining a maritime security strategy. / Germond, Basil.

In: European Security, Vol. 20, No. 4, 12.2011, p. 563-584.

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Germond, Basil. / The EU's security and the sea : defining a maritime security strategy. In: European Security. 2011 ; Vol. 20, No. 4. pp. 563-584.

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