Description: The Iran–Contra affair (Persian: ماجرای ایران-کنترا , Spanish: Caso Irán–Contra), popularized in Iran as the McFarlane affair, the Iran–Contra scandal, or simply Iran–Contra, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration.Senior administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to the ...
Description: 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 ...
Description: Iran-Contra Affair, 1980s U.S. political scandal in which the National Security Council became involved in secret weapons transactions with Iran, covert support of the Nicaraguan contras, and other activities that either were prohibited by the U.S. Congress or violated the stated government policy.
Description: The Iran-Contra affair was a political scandal that exploded in 1986, during President Ronald Reagan's second term, when it came to light that senior administration officials had secretly—and in violation of existing laws—arranged for the sale of arms to Iran in return for Iran’s promise to help secure the release of a group of Americans being held hostage in Lebanon.
Description: “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.
Description: The Iran-Contra affair APUSH: KC‑9.3.I.C (KC) , Unit 9: Learning Objective C , WOR (Theme) Reagan's administration was embroiled in scandal when it came to light that the United States had sold weapons to Iran and funneled the money to Nicaraguan rebels.
Description: Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) 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 1980s.It involved the illegal sale of weapons to the Khomeini ...
Description: The Iran-Contra Affair was a clandestine action not approved of by the United States Congress. It began in 1985, when President Ronald Reagan's administration supplied weapons to IranÂ¹ â~ez_euro~" a sworn enemy â~ez_euro~" in hopes of securing the release of American hostages held in Lebanon by Hezbollah terrorists loyal to the Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran's leader.
Description: How "Iran" and "Contra" came to be said in the same breath was the result of complicated covert activities, all carried out, the players said, in the name of democracy.
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