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Nicaragua: McFarlane-North briefings (possible approach to MT for help with Contras) [declassified 1987] [149K scanned image]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: White House
Source: National Security Archive, George Washington University, Washington D.C. [IC00664]
Editorial comments:

Declassified July 1987 during the Iran-Contra affair. It is not clear from the documents whether they ever reached President Reagan, still less whether he acted upon the suggestion they contain.

Importance ranking: Major
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Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Defence (general), Defence (Falklands War, 1982), Security services, Terrorism