Long Trials, Long Trail

John Poindexter testified before an Iran-contra grand jury last week, a palpable reminder that special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh is still at work. After the arduous trials of Oliver North and Poindexter, Walsh's focus is on officials at other agencies who assisted the illegal contra supply operation or may have misled Congress. A prime target is Donald Gregg, an adviser to Vice President Bush who is now ambassador to South Korea. In 1985 and 1986 Gregg's friend Felix Rodriguez played a central role in running the contra arms flights from El Salvador. Gregg has testified that he knew nothing about Rodriguez's contra...

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