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AU-EU "Strategic Partnership": Strengthening Policy Convergence and Regime Efficacy in the African Peace and Security Complex?

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AU-EU "Strategic Partnership" : Strengthening Policy Convergence and Regime Efficacy in the African Peace and Security Complex? / Rodt, Annemarie Peen; Okeke, Jide Martyns.

In: African Security, Vol. 6, No. 3-4, 2013, p. 211-233.

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Rodt, Annemarie Peen ; Okeke, Jide Martyns. / AU-EU "Strategic Partnership" : Strengthening Policy Convergence and Regime Efficacy in the African Peace and Security Complex?. In: African Security. 2013 ; Vol. 6, No. 3-4. pp. 211-233.

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