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Iran-Contra investigations

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran.

Iran-Contra investigations

joint hearings before the House Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran and the Senate Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition, One Hundredth Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regan, Donald T.,
  • Weinberger, Caspar W.,
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990.,
  • Military assistance, American -- Iran.,
  • Military assistance, American -- Nicaragua.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIran-Contra investigation, testimony of Donald T. Regan and Caspar W. Weinberger.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 848 p. :
    Number of Pages848
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18048244M

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Iran-Contra investigations by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. 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: This book is a very good overview of the Iran-Contra scandal, and it is well written.

It actually goes into great depth about the intricate activities that encompassed the selling of arms to Iran and the funding of the Contras/5(8). (shelved 1 time as iran-contra-affair) avg rating — 17, ratings — published 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. Firewall: the Iran-Contra conspiracy and cover-up User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Walsh was the independent counsel for the Iran-Contra investigation from to Though he writes earnestly and with the highest integrity, his recounting of the events surrounding Iran-Contra.

Books shelved as iran-contra: Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up by Lawrence E. Walsh, Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, account, the independent counsel in the Iran-Contra investigation exposes the extraordinary duplicity of the highest officials of the Reagan administration and the paralyzing effects of the Size: KB.

Iran-Contra Affair President Ronald Reagan receiving the Tower Commission Report, following the Iran-Contra Affair, Febru National Archives, Washington, D.C Iran-Contra investigations book the case of Nicaragua, the focus was on destabilizing the government and engineering the overthrow of the Marxist-oriented Sandinista regime.

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. Among the lessons of Iran-Contra is that a healthy democracy must have robust checks on executive authority in order to minimize abuses of power.

A quarter century ago, the president’s attorney general, William Barr, staunchly opposed the independent counsel’s investigation. Published by U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran, U.S.

Senate Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition, For sale by the Supt.

of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in : The Iran–Contra affair 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.

Some U.S. officials also hoped that the arms sales would secure the release of hostages and allow U.S. intelligence agencies to fund the Nicaraguan Contras. Iran-Contra investigations book. Get this from a library. Iran-Contra investigation. [Glenn A Robinette; United States.

Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran.; United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition.].

Report of the congressional committees investigating the Iran-Contra Affair. Washington: U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran: U.S. Senate Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition: For sale by the Supt.

of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., In this historic, first-person account, the independent counsel in the Iran-Contra investigation exposes the extraordinary duplicity of the highest officials of Ronald Reagan's administration and the paralyzing effects of the cover-up that Judge Lawrence Walsh and his associates unraveled.

Iran-Contra was far more than a rogue operation conceived and executed by Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North. William Barr and the Iran-Contra Scandal FISAgate, Clinton emails, Uranium One, and other key investigations. William Barr could well determine the course of the political war between President Donald Trump and his enemies, and decide the fate of Donald Trump’s presidency itself.

In his books Drugging America. From toI worked as a prosecutor in the Iran-Contra investigation, a complicated scandal involving the secret sale of American weapons to. After the pardons, Walsh published a book about the investigations called “ Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-Up,” in which he argued.

Previous Iran Contra Briefing Books. The Iran-Contra Affair 20 Years On Documents Spotlight Role of Reagan, Top Aides. The Robert Gates File The Iran-Contra Scandal, Confirmation Hearings, and Excerpts from new book Safe for Democracy.

The Oliver North File: His Diaries, E-Mail, and Memos on the Kerry Report, Contras and Drugs. The criminal investigation into the Iran/contra matters was begun on Novemby the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the order of the attorney general.

Agents assigned to the investigation, which the FBI called ``Operation Front Door,'' secured and began analyzing thousands of documents in National Security Council offices.

Malcolm Byrne talked about his book, Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power, in which he looks at the Iran-Contra scandal.

Byrne used declassified documents and interviews with key participants in his research, and argued that the scandal was likely bigger than previously believed. The Iran-Contra Scandal, Confirmation Hearings, and Excerpts from new book Safe for Democracy.

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. Posted - Novem For more information contact: John Prados - / His memoir of the prosecution (Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-Up, W.W. Norton, ) portrays his surprise, frustration and anger at the many ways his investigation was impeded at every level.

Caspar Weinberger's handwritten note of a candid discussion with Reagan and aides on the illegality of the Iran arms deals, 12/7/ The proceedings began with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN).

After two hours, testimony began with Major General Richard Secord, who. Presock knew the diary notes were important to Iran/contra investigators based on a request she had received a few months earlier for similar documents 39 Presock, FBI1/19/93, pp.

40 Presock recalled a search for a Bush diary in July by the White House Counsel's office. The promotional material for "Opening Arguments," a book by a former member of the Iran-contra prosecution staff, promises to reveal secrets from the criminal investigation of the Reagan.

The fear was that any public comment by the committees would lead to Waite's summary execution by his captors and open the Iran-contra investigation to devastating attack. From througha period covering both the Iran-Contra Affairs and their public exposure, Edwin Meese III served as the United States attorney general.

Meese was investigated for his involvement in the cover-up of the scandals, namely for allegedly focusing more on limiting the damage to President Reagan than on his ostensible purpose. Certainly, the diary produced in December did not warrant an additional deposition on the substance of Iran-contra.

The O.I.C.'s own report stated: "They (the diaries) did not justify re-opening the investigation." President Bush's knowledge of Iran-contra has been explored to exhaustion. The investigations and prosecutions have shown that high-ranking Administration officials violated laws and executive orders in the Iran/contra matter.

Independent Counsel concluded that: the sales of arms to Iran contravened United States Government policy File Size: KB. 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.

The presidency survived the Watergate, Iran-contra and Clinton scandals. Trump will exact a higher toll. Histories of past presidential scandals reveal common threads and turning points -- Author: Carlos Lozada. The Crimes of Patriots is the story behind the story revealed in the Iran-contra investigation.

It is a chilling glimpse into the workings of the secret government that has operated ruthlessly in this country and around the world for the last forty years, unchecked, answerable only to. The Watergate investigation was conducted by a single, seven-member, Senate panel.

A pair of much larger House and Senate committees probed the Iran- Contra affair in rare and nearly unprecedented cooperation. There was a sharp difference in the perceived conduct of the two presidents under fire.

Now comes the news that another Iran-contra alum–a fellow who failed a polygraph test during the Iran-contra investigation–is playing a critical role in Bush’s war in terrorism. What he did after: Infive years after he issued his report on the investigation, Walsh published a book, Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-Up, chronicling the investigation and.

Democrats with dreams of impeachment should consider how Iran-Contra turned out Democrats with dreams of impeachment should consider how Walsh wrote a book about his investigations called. Independent counsel who painstakingly investigated the Iran-Contra scandal Michael Carlson Wed 26 Mar EDT First published on Wed 26 Mar EDT.

Washington, D.C., Novem – Exactly thirty years ago, President Ronald Reagan announced to the nation – after weeks of denials – that members of his White House staff had engaged in a web of covert intrigue linking illicit U.S. support for a guerrilla war in Central America with an illegal and politically explosive arms-for-hostages bargain with the Islamic Republic.

public one and a secret one” (Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair). 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.

The Iran-contra investigations revealed Ronald Reagan as a president who napped through cabinet meetings. One of the greatest consequences of Reagan's expansion of the federal debt was.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 first was a commitment to aid the contras who were conducting a guerrilla war against the Sandinista.Washington, DC, Ma – The passing away of Iran-Contra Independent Counsel Lawrence E.

Walsh on Ma at ageis an appropriate occasion to recall some of the extraordinary outcomes of his investigation into the most significant political scandal of the s. The Iran-Contra affair stirred up profound political passions.