Crimes of a President: New Revelations on the Conspiracy and Cover Up in the Bush and Reagan Administration
A look at the crimes of the Reagan and Bush administrations discusses Bush's orchestration of the Gulf War after planning to arm Saddam Hussein, his role in the Iran-Contra scandal and the bombing of Pan Am 103, and more. Original.
other employees of the bank. One of them, branch manager Christopher P. Drogoul, was charged with illegally arranging more than $4 billion in unauthorized loans and credit extensions to Iraq to finance missile and chemicalweapons projects. Says Italian Senator Francesco Forte, a member of a parliamentary commission that investigated BNL's affairs: 'It The Arming of Iraq 137 was widely known in Italy that the way to finance operations with Iraq was through Atlanta" (Time, June 11th, 1990).
that he appeared "too anxious and too eager" to have committed suicide (The Nation, October 28th, 1991). For a professional writer, the so-called suicide note found beside the body sounded unusually simple. "To those whom I love the most, please forgive me for the worst possible thing I could have done. Most of all I'm sorry to my son. I know deep down inside God will let me in" (Village Voice, October 15th, 1991). Not very elaborate for someone who had written a children's book and published
investigation staff (Aviation Week and Space Technology, July 31st, 1989). Donald Boudria, a member of the Liberal Party in Canada, at that time the opposition in Canada's parliament, said that his party was not surprised at the finding claiming that Justice Estey's mandate did not allow him to review the record of investigation carried out by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in cooperation with the FBI. The families of those who died at Gander closely followed the drawn-out proceedings
White House. Despite Israel's being lauded as America's "strategic ally" in the region, there were few instances in which the Administration backed Israel politically against the Arabs. While it is former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger who was always thought of as being the most anti-Israel of all of Reagan's cabinet, that 186 CRIMES OF A PRESIDENT perception may have camouflaged Bush's hostility to the Middle Eastern nation. Weinberger himself claims that he is not anti-Israel. "While
mysterious death in Mexico of Israeli counter-terrorism official Amiram Nir in December 1988. There were many rumors at the time that Nir was "bumped off by the CIA, because he was set to go public with what he knew of thenVice President George Bush's dirty dealings with Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega. Eventually I discovered that the real story wasn't Israel's involvement in Iran-Contra, but President Bush's. Yet the more research I did, the more confused I got. While I thought I was fairly