3 edition of Iran-Contra affair found in the catalog.
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Other titles||Iran Contra affair|
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989-90, reel 6, fr. 00882|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||13|
Iran-contra affair is the name of a major United States foreign policy scandal in the 's. It involved two secret operations by It involved two secret operations by the executive branch of the government. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair by Daniel Chairman S. Inouye; RH Disney Staff and a great selection of related books, art .
May 13, · what is the best book on iran-contra? i am too young to remember it, but i would like to know more. so is there any good, maybe short history with a good bibliography? obviously no participant will have an objective account of what happened. I recently published a book called Reagan’s Scandal: Iran-Contra and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power. It’s based on research in a large number of declassified documents and interviews with people from the US, Iran, Israel, Nicaragua and elsewhere.
How to cover the Iran-Contra Affairs has posed a serious challenge. The most comprehensive book on the matter is Theodore Draper's A Very Thin Line: The Iran-Contra Affairs. However, the book is pages long and it is out of print. There is not a single website devoted exclusively to this subject like there is for Watergate. This website is. Jan 14, · William Barr Supported Pardons In An Earlier D.C. 'Witch Hunt': Iran-Contra The former attorney general, nominated to return to run the Justice Department, backed President George H.W. .
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Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "iran contra affair" Skip to main search results. If you're old enough to remember the Iran-Contra Affair, this book will either seem incredible or a validation of what you suspected.
In either case, it almost pales in comparison to Nixon's sabotoge of the Viet Nam peace agreement so he could get elected and carry on the war for two more bloody greggdev.coms: The Iran-contra affair was the product of two separate initiatives during the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
The first was a commitment to aid the contras who were conducting a guerrilla war against the Sandinista government of Nicaragua. The Iran-contra affairs were covert operations managed by a member of the National Security Council staff.
Each of these terms--Iran-contra affairs, covert operations, the National Security Council and its so-called staff--needs some explanation, because they are not what they may seem. Iran-Contra Affair, s U.S.
political scandal in which the National Security Council (NSC) became involved in secret weapons transactions and other activities that either were prohibited by the U.S. Congress or violated the stated public policy of the government. This is pretty much the definitive book on Iran-Contra scandal.
The author was the Independent Counsel appointed to investigate the affair. Jan 28, · The Iran-Contra Affair was a secret U.S. arms deal that traded missiles and other arms to free some Americans held hostage by terrorists in Lebanon, but. Weinberger had been indicted on five felony charges, including accusations that he obstructed federal investigations and lied to Congress about the Iran-Contra affair.
A major legal debate at the center of the Iran–Contra affair concerned the question of whether the NSC was one of the "any other agency or entity of the United States involved in intelligence activities" covered by the Boland amendment.
The Reagan administration argued it was not, and many in Congress. In no special order: 1. Men of zeal: a candid inside story of the Iran-Contra hearings, by William S. Cohen 2. Very Thin Line: The Iran-Contra Affairs, by Theodore Draper 3. Tower Commission Report: The Full Text of the President's Special Review.
Books shelved as iran-contra: Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up by Lawrence E. Walsh, Under Fire: An American Story - The Explosive Autob.
The Iran-contra affair represents not essentially a procedural or a legal, but apolitical controversy, arising from a government in which irreconcilable ideas are at war. Coupled with this is an institutional crisis that threatens the constitutional framework of separated powers, and thus the proper functioning of our government as a whole.
Dec 09, · The Reagan-era Iran-Contra affair lit up the political skies over Washington for well over a year in the late s. The biggest scandal since Watergate, it dominated the news starting in latewhen word broke about the administration’s illegal backing of Contra rebels in Nicaragua and illicit sales of high-tech weapons to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Sep 11, · A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library. Click the title for location and availability information. Off campus access instructions Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair by RH Disney Staff; Daniel Chairman S.
Inouye Call Number: EU54 ISBN: Nov 25, · The Iran-Contra Affair 30 Years Later: A Milestone in Post-Truth Politics. Published: Nov 25, Briefing Book # Edited by Malcolm Byrne books, and web postings about Iran-Contra that expand on all of these areas of inquiry (see links in left column).
Today, the Archive posts a selection of materials that spotlight the last of the. This electronic briefing book is compiled from declassified documents obtained by the National Security Archive, including the notebooks kept by NSC aide and Iran-contra figure Oliver North, electronic mail messages written by high-ranking Reagan administration officials, memos detailing the contra war effort, and FBI and DEA reports.
Terry Reed is/was a former-CIA spook who by his own account was employed to train Nicaraguan pilots in Iran Contra, then involved in production of shipping weapons to them, but claimed originally not to have known about the trafficking of cocaine back to USA.
In he published a best-selling book, Compromised: Clinton, Bush and the CIA and in produced a film, The Mena Connection, which. Jan 06, · The Iran-Contra Affair Never Ended. by Martin Longman. It was in that role that he oversaw a plot to prevent Ms. Pottker from writing a book on the circus’s treatment of animals and.
A revelatory, inside account of Ronald Reagan's entanglement in the Iran-Contra affair during his troubled second term, Landslide was described by the Los Angeles Times Book Review as "a model of contemporary journalism one of those rare books. The Iran–Contra affair (Persian: ایران-کنترا, Spanish: caso Irán-contras), also referred to as Irangate, Contragate or the Iran-Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that came to light in November During the Reagan administration, senior administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran, the subject of an arms embargo.
But the deception in the Iran-Contra Affairs was much more widespread. As Gutmann and Thompson note in the relevant chapter in their book Ethics and Politics: “The targets of deception included not only journalists and the American public but also many high-level executive branch officials and congressman who would normally have been.Iran-Contra Affair: Report of the Congressional Committees by Daniel K.
Inouye (7 times) Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug Connection by Leslie Cockburn (7 times) Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America by Peter Dale Scott (6 times).Jun 04, · How John Kerry Exposed the Iran-Contra Scandal and Showed the Cracks in the War on Drugs “Can’t you tell that I came from the dope game?
— Blame Reagan for making me into a monster — Blame Oliver North and Iran-Contra — I ran contraband that they sponsored” — Jay-Z, “Blue Magic” (LOS ANGELES) – [ ].