Party of God and Reagan: A Hezbollah History LessonQuicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|Reagan sent the Ayatollah the weapons (and a birthday cake - no kidding) in return for loot to fund the illegal war against the elected government of Nicaragua. As part of the deal, Iran's operatives in Hezbollah would release the two dozen hostages they'd taken, including a Presbyterian minister, a Catholic priest, a librarian and US reporter Terry Anderson.|
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