Bush Sr. Arranged to Have American Hostages Held Longer

by | Sep 23, 2006 | Stress Blog

Remember that story? You didn’t really believe that the Iranians were just afraid of big tough guy Ronald Reagan… did you?

Gary Sick wrote October Surprise all about it back in the day.

Robert Parry reminds us that this was the beginning of the Reagan administration’s cooperation with Israel in arming Iran for war against Iraq and the funneling of the profits to the “contra” murderers of Nicauragua. He also points out that

“The false history surrounding the Iranian hostage crisis also has led to the mistaken conclusion that it was only the specter of Ronald Reagan

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