Jump to content

Iran-Contra affair

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
John Tower (left), Reagan (center), an Edmund Muskie (right) talken aboot the affair, 1987

The Iran-Contra affair wis a scandal that happened frae August 1985 tae Mairch 1987. The scandal involved the United States Government selling weapons tae Iran in exchange for hostages an tae fund the Nicaraguan Contras. It happened unner Preses Ronald Reagan's government.

Reagan himsel apologized tae the American fowk an said it wis aw his fault. George H. W. Bush later pardoned anyone who wis involved in the affair.