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Title: Applying Existing System Dynamics Business Formulations to Model Terror Organizations.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the The 32nd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society held July 20-24, 2014 in Delft, Netherlands.
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United States

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Aamir, Munaf Syed. Applying Existing System Dynamics Business Formulations to Model Terror Organizations.. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Aamir, Munaf Syed. Applying Existing System Dynamics Business Formulations to Model Terror Organizations.. United States.
Aamir, Munaf Syed. Sat . "Applying Existing System Dynamics Business Formulations to Model Terror Organizations.". United States. doi:.
title = {Applying Existing System Dynamics Business Formulations to Model Terror Organizations.},
author = {Aamir, Munaf Syed},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2014},
month = {Sat Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2014}

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