Witnesses and Revelations

Once again, the Administration is beset by contra controversy

Try as it might, the Reagan Administration cannot seem to avoid controversy in its espousal of the Nicaraguan rebels who are seeking to overthrow their country's Sandinista government. Last week the White House was stuck with two new varieties of contra fuss. In the first case, a group of American citizens was kidnaped by the rebels. In the second, the White House had to come to grips with revelations that it has sailed close to the edges of a congressional ban on direct military aid to the insurgents. The Administration's controversial move was assigning a member of the National Security Council...

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