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1986 Apr 12 Sa
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Libya: Poindexter telegram to Vernon Walters ("Special instructions for Presidential Emissary Walters") [request overflight for FB-111s flying from UK (request then cancelled but too late)] [declassified 2005]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Reagan Library: Box 91747 (James Stark Files) Libya - El Dorado Canyon [5 of 10]
Editorial comments: The initial instruction is followed by a counterorder, and a telegram from Walters saying that the latter had arrived too late. He had asked anyway.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Terrorism