The Scandal That Won't Go Away

Sources close to the Iran-contra investigation, now in its sixth year, confirm that independent counsel LAWRENCE WALSH will announce indictments against a series of former CIA officers in September. Clair George, the former deputy director of operations, and Duane Clarridge, onetime head of the spy agency's Latin America division, among others, are likely to be charged with perjury and withholding information from Congress. In response to the investigation, several CIA veterans have established a fund to offset court costs for the accused. Walsh is said to be furious about that effort, and sees it as further evidence of the agency's involvement...

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