Category Archives: IranContra

On This Day — UN Resolution 670 (Sept. 25 1990) – The Rise and Fall of Saddam Hussein (Documentary)

“In a now famous interview with the Iraqi leader, U.S. Ambassador April Glaspie told Saddam, ‘[W]e have no opinion on the Arab-Arab conflicts, like your border disagreement with Kuwait.’ The U.S. State Department had earlier told Saddam that Washington had … Continue reading

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The Real CIA NARCOS Story Netflix Ignored [2018]

“The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived even if the evidence is now incontrovertible. So even NARCOS wants to avoid the issue and pretends it did not happen.” Journalist Robert Parry (June 24, 1949 – January 27, … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Harvard’s Alan Dershowitz Just Confirmed ‘October Surprise Conspiracy Theory’

“Mr Karrubi agreed in the second Madrid meeting to cooperate with the Reagan campaign about the timing of any hostage release. In return, he was promised that the Reagan Administration, once in office, would return Iran’s frozen assets and help … Continue reading

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Remembering American Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (June 4 1949 – January 27 2018)

“The people who succeeded and did well were those who didn’t stand up, who didn’t write the big stories, who looked the other way when history was happening in front of them, and went along either consciously or just by … Continue reading

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Remembering “DARK ALLIANCE”: Gary Webb ( 31 August 1955 – 10 December 2004 ) [2017]

“Dark Alliance, the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra rebels, and African-American neighborhoods in California, remains one of the most explosive and controversial exposés in American journalism.” The Intercept On December 10 … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Iran – Contra Scandal (November 3 1986)

“My purpose was… to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between [the U.S. and Iran] with a new relationship… At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must … Continue reading

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THE FULLER MEMORANDUM – May 1985. Why it still matters today

“The study was instrumental in persuading some top-ranking Reagan Administration policy makers to begin considering covert contacts with Iranian leaders. It eventually led to the covert sale of United States weapons to Teheran in what became the Iran-contra affair.” New … Continue reading

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The Real CIA NARCOS Story Netflix Ignored

“The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived even if the evidence is now incontrovertible. So even NARCOS wants to avoid the issue and pretends it did not happen.” American Journalist Robert Parry NARCOS tells a story of … Continue reading

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Harvard’s Alan Dershowitz Just Confirmed ‘October Surprise Conspiracy Theory’

“Mr Karrubi agreed in the second Madrid meeting to cooperate with the Reagan campaign about the timing of any hostage release. In return, he was promised that the Reagan Administration, once in office, would return Iran’s frozen assets and help … Continue reading

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Remembering “DARK ALLIANCE”: Gary Webb (31 August 1955 – 10 December 2004)

“Dark Alliance, the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra rebels, and African American neighborhoods in California, remains one of the most explosive and controversial exposés in American journalism.” The Intercept On December … Continue reading

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