War and Military History
Osama bin Laden
Was Oliver North talk about Osama bin Laden at the Iran Contra hearings?
No, that's a rumor that began circulating as an emailed chain letter after 9/11/01. Check these sites for more information: http://www.snopes.com/rumors/north.asp http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blnorth.htm
One of the names brought up in the Iran-Contra scandal was?
In which political scandal was Oliver North involved?
Asked in Iran
What was the name of the president during the Iran contra scheme?
Who was a marine on the national security council staff convicted of his role in the Iran- contra scandal?
What is the name of the marine that was convicted of his role in the national security council staff?
Oliver North wasn't convicted for his actual crimes--raising money to fund the Contra rebels in Nicaragua by selling weapons to Iran--but for accepting an illegal gratuity, a security system for his home. As Iran was an enemy of the United States at the time, convicting Oliver North of selling guns to the Iranians would have meant convicting him of treason and Oliver North was very popular at the time.
What marine corps colonel was brought before congress in 1987 to testify about his involvement in the Iran-contra scandal?
Asked in Movies
What is the duration of War Stories with Oliver North?
Which scandal was Lt. Colonel Oliver North implicated?
The Iran-Contra scandal during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. The US government had authorized secret weapons transactions with Iran that earlier had been forbidden by Congress, and used the proceeds of these illegal arms deals to support the Contra rebels in Nigaragua; support that also had been forbidden by Congress.