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The Enterprise

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Official channels were proving cumbersome for North & Company  The passage by Congress of the Boland Amendment in 1984 added more ammunition to the cause of those already citing the Neutrality Act as proof that Reagan’s contras were illegal.  714 more words

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Reagan’s Terrorists

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Within weeks of the Sandinista victory in Nicaragua, former CIA Deputy Director Vernon Walters, who 26 years earlier hatched the Mossadegh coup in Iran, arrived in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa to meet with members of Somoza’s deposed National Guard (Somocistas) to plan the demise of Sandinista President Daniel Ortega.  898 more words

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Sandinismo

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was a major blow to US foreign policy in the Middle East.  1,494 more words

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Saudi Arabia’s 20 Families

(Excerpted from Chapter 3: The House of Saud & JP Morgan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In Saudi Arabia, ARAMCO, Bechtel and other Western multinationals had learned early on of the need to elevate a few Saudi nationals like Sulaiman Olayan into positions of power in order to gain access to the Saudi throne.  1,877 more words

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#loanwatch: September 16-18 preview

As the first team succumbed to a second consecutive defeat, with worryingly similar problems as the Manchester derby, against Feyenoord, Manchester United’s loanees were preparing for the weekend’s fixtures. 452 more words

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Oil & International Banksters

(Excerpted from Chapter 3: The House of Saud & JP Morgan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

By 1974 one-third of the new $60 billion pool of OPEC windfall petrodollars flowed into the largest US banks.  1,663 more words

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