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Late November 1986: Iran-Contra Scandal Will Not Affect US-Iraq Intelligence Link, Says CIA Director

Shortly after the Iran-Contra scandal is first revealed in the press, CIA Director William J. Casey meets with Iraq’s ambassador to the United States, Nizar Hamdoon, a second time (see October 1986) and assures him that the new Washington-Baghdad intelligence link (see August 1986) will remain open. (Woodward 12/15/1986)


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