David Abshire

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Person.png David Abshire   Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
(diplomat)
Born David Manker Abshire
April 11, 1926
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died October 31, 2014 (Age 88)
Alexandria, Virginia
Alma mater U.S. Military Academy
Spouse Carolyn Lamar Sample
Founder of Center for Strategic and International Studies
Party Republican

David Abshire was a US diplomat with connections to "Iran-Contra".

Iran-Contra

Full article: “Iran-Contra”

Abshire was recalled as the Iran-Contra Affair began to unravel to serve as "Special Counselor to President Reagan" with Cabinet rank. His supposed charge was to restore the confidence of the nation in the Reagan presidency, supposedly by assuring a full investigation of the sale of arms to Iran.



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