Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism. / Dodds, Klaus; Elden, Stuart.

In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 10, No. 3, 01.08.2008, p. 347-363.

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Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism. / Dodds, Klaus; Elden, Stuart.

In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 10, No. 3, 01.08.2008, p. 347-363.

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Dodds, K & Elden, S 2008, 'Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 347-363. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-856X.2008.00327.x

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Dodds, K., & Elden, S. (2008). Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 10(3), 347-363. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-856X.2008.00327.x

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Dodds K, Elden S. Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism. British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 2008 Aug 1;10(3):347-363. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-856X.2008.00327.x

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Dodds, Klaus ; Elden, Stuart. / Thinking Ahead: David Cameron, the Henry Jackson Society and British Neo-conservatism. In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 2008 ; Vol. 10, No. 3. pp. 347-363.

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