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Iran arms sales

Iran arms sales

DOD"s transfer of arms to the Central Intelligence Agency : report to the Chairmen, Senate and House Select Committees Investigating Iran Arms Sales

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency.,
  • Military assistance, American.,
  • Arms control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671465M

      On this day in , President Ronald Reagan went on national television to explain — and, in part, defend — the secret sale of arms to Iran despite a U.S. arms embargo.   During , great orders of military equipment were sent by the Shah to U. S. arms factories and the U.S. arms sales to the king during this period amounted to more than 2/16 billion dollars. Consequently, Iran’s military budget raised from 1,4 billion dollars in to 9,4 billion dollars in which meant " percent increase.".

    They also covered the training of Iranian Revolutionary Guardsin Soviet military academies, direct arms sales, technical assistancefor Iran's secret police, the SAVAMA, and extensive economiccooperation. The geopolitical importance of these watershedagreements will be discussed in the final section of this book (23). Channeled through a private Israeli arms dealer, this particular agreement appropriately ended in , when Iran was slow in paying its bills. Although secrecy is the first principle in the netherworld of arms trading, details of several subsequent major .

      Hezbollah’s seizure of hostages gave Iran leverage, with the Reagan administration’s attempts to explain away the Iran Contra scandal by claiming the arms sales to Iran were intended to secure.   British dealers supply arms to Iran Customs probe reveals sanctions-busting sales of arms, missile technology and nuclear components Mark Townsend, defence correspondent. @townsendmark.


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