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Oliver North & Iran-Contra. Dakota States Pd:4. Iran-Contra. Trading weapons for hostages. Affair between the U.S and Iran. U.S was supplying the weapons. Iran was keeping hostages for the weapons. Weapons were the main cause. Scandals within their own country. Involvement.

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iran contra
Iran-Contra
  • Trading weapons for hostages.
  • Affair between the U.S and Iran.
  • U.S was supplying the weapons.
  • Iran was keeping hostages for the weapons.
  • Weapons were the main cause.
  • Scandals within their own country.
involvement
Involvement
  • Iran was the main contributor
  • Lebanon soon later became involved.
  • U.S was the main supplier
  • Nicaragua became involved later.
  • C.I.A was involved with secret missions.
  • Ronald Reagan was president at the time.

Lebanon

Iran

U.S

oliver north
Oliver North
  • He thought trading Iran would help.
  • Trying to save the U.S hostages.
  • Traded weapons for the soldiers.
  • He took money from special agencies.
  • The bank had $2.8 million in funds.

In Iraq Oliver North, December 2007

the 2 8 million
The $2.8 Million
  • The funds would go to National Endowment for the Preservation of Liberty.
  • An organization that wanted no part in government.
sale of weapons
Sale of Weapons
  • November 1986 it was made public.
  • Ronald Reagan fired Mr. North.
  • In July 1987 he had to testify.
  • North admitted that he had lied.
  • He was later charged with other things.
charges
Charges
  • May 1989 was the final charges.
  • Was charged sixteen felony counts.
  • Acceptances of an illegal gratuity.
  • Aiding in the obstruction of a congressional inquiry.
  • Abetting in the obstruction of a congressional inquiry.
  • Destruction of documents.
american civil liberties union
American Civil Liberties Union
  • July 20, 1990, North's convictions were vacated.
  • He got limited immunity for his Congressional testimony.
  • The testimony couldn’t be used against him later in life.
alleged drugs
Alleged Drugs
  • Transportation of cocaine and marijuana.
  • Plane being used to carry humanitarian aid to the Contras.
  • That was previously used to transport drugs.
  • Michael Palmer owned the planes.
  • He was one of the largest marijuana traffickers.
  • Palmer received over $300,000 from the Nicaraguan Humanitarian Aid Office.
admitting
Admitting
  • North admitted to shredding the government documents.
  • North is denied entry to Costa Rica.
  • Involved in major drug trafficking.
  • $14 million to finance came from drugs to Costa Rica.
aftermath
Aftermath
  • In 1994, North ran for Senate for Virginia.
  • North raised $20.3 million.
  • Through telemarketing.
  • Fundraising Events.
  • Contributions from major donors.
  • $18 million from nationwide direct mail solicitations.