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International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery

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International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery. / Eriksson, Bo Jonas Jacob.

Iraq after ISIS: The challenges of post-war recovery. Palgrave Pivot, 2018. p. 111-125.

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Eriksson, BJJ 2018, International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery. in Iraq after ISIS: The challenges of post-war recovery. Palgrave Pivot, pp. 111-125. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00955-7

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Eriksson, B. J. J. (2018). International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery. In Iraq after ISIS: The challenges of post-war recovery (pp. 111-125). Palgrave Pivot. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00955-7

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Eriksson BJJ. International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery. In Iraq after ISIS: The challenges of post-war recovery. Palgrave Pivot. 2018. p. 111-125 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00955-7

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Eriksson, Bo Jonas Jacob. / International and regional dimensions of Iraq's post-ISIS recovery. Iraq after ISIS: The challenges of post-war recovery. Palgrave Pivot, 2018. pp. 111-125

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