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The Iran-Contra affair

Lisa Klobuchar

The Iran-Contra affair

political scandal uncovered

by Lisa Klobuchar

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Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1979-1990 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93) and index.

    Statementby Lisa Klobuchar.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesSnapshots in history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE876 .K59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16650506M
    ISBN 109780756534806
    LC Control Number2007032700
    OCLC/WorldCa166273635

    Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair by RH Disney Staff; Daniel Chairman S. Inouye Call Number: EU54 ISBN:   Malcolm Byrne talked about his book, Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power, in Novem U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II.

    Iran Contra Affair Ronald Reagan was the 40th American President who served in office from Janu to Janu One of the important events during his presidency was the scandal of the Iran Contra Affair. Iran Contra Affair Facts for kids The following fact sheet contains interesting facts and information on the Iran Contra Affair and scandal. UNITED STATES HISTORY. Congressional investigation of the Iran-Contra Affair findings edited by The New York Times. (Key Words: Iran-Contra Affair, United States, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Iran, Joel Brinkley, Nicaragua, Sandinistas, Oliver North, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Politics). book. Seller Inventory # X1.

    The Iran-Contra affair stemmed from Reagan administration officials funding of the Contras, who were fighting against the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua, with money from the sale of arms to Iran. Irangate: The Israel Connection excerpted from the book The Iran Contra Connection Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era by Johnathan Marshall, Peter Dale Scott, and Jane Hunter South End Press, , paper. p The Israeli Interest in Iran.


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The Iran-Contra affair by Lisa Klobuchar Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 by: Iran-contra affair, in U.S.

history, secret arrangement in the s to provide funds to the Nicaraguan contra rebels from profits gained by selling arms to Iran. The Iran-contra affair was the product of two separate initiatives during the administration of President Ronald Reagan.

Books shelved as iran-contra: Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy The Iran-Contra affair book Cover-up by Lawrence E. Walsh, Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 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. Iran-Contra Affair; North, Oliver Oliver North testifying at the Iran-Contra. (shelved 1 time as iran-contra-affair) avg rating — The Iran-Contra affair book, ratings — published As Malcolm Byrne demonstrates in his very fine book, the Iran-Contra affair belongs as a key chapter in that longer story."-- History News Network "Provides fascinating details about US ignorance about Iran, which contributed to the largely botched effort to free US hostages in Lebanon and hindered a possible breakthrough in US-Iran ties 30 Cited by: 4.

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. The Iran-Contra Affair 20 Years On.

Documents Spotlight Role of Reagan, Top Aides. Pentagon Nominee Robert Gates Among Many Prominent Figures Involved in the Scandal.

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. Posted - Novem Iran-Contra is the first full-length account of the affair to study and assess the various official investigations that were convened — the Tower Commission, the joint congressional hearings, and the independent counsel's inquiry.

The limitations of each helped lead to an inconclusive end to the affair, which has had implications for the. 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 also used funds from the arms deal to.

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.

The Iran-Contra Affair of was not one, but two separate covert foreign policy issues concerning two different problems, in two separate countries, that were dealt in two very different ways. Under the management of the same few officials, both the Iran and the Contra.

Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, ) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. A veteran of the Vietnam War, North was a National Security Council staff member during the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal of the late involved the illegal sale of weapons to the Khomeini Education: State University of New York.

Iran-Contra demonstrates that, far from being a "junta" against the president, the affair could not have occurred without awareness and approval at the very top of the U.S.

government. Byrne reveals an unmistakable pattern of dubious behavior—including potentially illegal conduct by the president, vice president, the secretaries of state and Brand: University Press of Kansas. 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. “Understanding the Iran-Contra Affairs” provides information about the rise of the contra rebels in Nicaragua and about the Iranian Revolution, as well as the U.S.

responses to both. Moreover, the website details the media's discovery and later press coverage of the Affairs, and the subsequent televised congressional hearings.

After the Iran-Contra scandal broke in lateno issue or controversy more captivated the nation’s attention.

The affair wove together a number of important story lines, from U.S. efforts to. ELI5: The Iran-Contra Affair I'm writing a paper on this in my AP US history course, and I've read a couple of long books on it. But I'd love to see some very simple explanations to un-confuse me after seeing the conflicting viewpoints in the books.

Weinberger had been indicted on five felony charges, including accusations that he obstructed federal investigations and lied to Congress about the Iran-Contra affair.

Buy a cheap copy of Very Thin Line: Iran-Contra Affairs book by Theodore Draper. Despite the publicity given to the Iran-Contra Affair, most of the story has never been told--until now. This fully documented, often bizarre tale of sheer Free shipping over $/5(5). 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.The Iran-Contra Affair was a clandestine action not approved of by the United States Congress.

It began inwhen President Ronald Reagan's administration supplied weapons to Iran¹ — a sworn enemy — in hopes of securing the release of American hostages held in Lebanon by Hezbollah terrorists loyal to the Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran's leader.

The scandal that became known as Iran-Contra is a distant memory for most Americans and Iranians. But an important new book provides fascinating details about US ignorance about Iran, which contributed to the largely botched effort to free US hostages in Lebanon and hindered a possible breakthrough in US-Iran ties 30 years : Barbara Slavin.