Iran-Contra Affair

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Iran-Contra Affair

A scandal from 1986 over secret deals to sell arms to Iran and divert the proceeds to fund Contra rebel forces in Nicaragua.
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From the Irangate or Contragate affair of the late 1980s through to the more salaciously named toiletgate or sexyphotogate, which we're probably all less familiar with, it represents the most predictable form of reporting.
Three, during the middle of the Iran-Iraq war, there was what is known in the United States as Contragate and in the region as the Iran-Israel Contragate scandal.
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