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The rules of engagement in occupied territory: should they be published?

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The rules of engagement in occupied territory : should they be published? / Rowe, Peter.

In: Melbourne Journal International Law, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2007, p. 327-339.

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Rowe P. The rules of engagement in occupied territory: should they be published? Melbourne Journal International Law. 2007;8(2):327-339.

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Rowe, Peter. / The rules of engagement in occupied territory : should they be published?. In: Melbourne Journal International Law. 2007 ; Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 327-339.

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