Archive (Reagan Library)

Middle East: President Reagan letter to MT ("Terrorist seizure of Achille Lauro ") ["no intention of acting precipitously … [but] this act cannot become another protracted hostage situation"] [declassified 2001]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Reagan Library: NSC Exec Secretariat Oliver North files (Achille Lauro)
Editorial comments: 0217.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (USA), Terrorism, MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, British relations with Italy