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On This Day — CIA William Francis Buckley is Kidnapped in Beirut (March 16 1984) [2021]

“Less than a month after Buckley’s kidnapping, then-US president Ronald Reagan signed an order that put in motion what would become known as the Iran Contra Affair. Justified as a program to barter the release of American hostages held by … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA William Francis Buckley is Kidnapped in Beirut (March 16 1984)

“Less than a month after Buckley’s kidnapping, then-US president Ronald Reagan signed an order that put in motion what would become known as the Iran Contra Affair. Justified as a program to barter the release of American hostages held by … Continue reading

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