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April 24, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration said Tuesday that it hopes to begin shipping relief supplies to Iran to be distributed to Kurdish refugees from Iraq in what would be the first such direct commerce since events that led to the Iran-Contra scandal. The contacts with Iran, which have been conducted through Swiss intermediaries, have been limited to refugee matters, White House officials said.
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September 3, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors have concluded that no U.S. government officials or politicians were connected to a $5-billion Iraqi loan scandal involving the Atlanta branch of an Italian bank, according to court records unsealed Wednesday. The records revealed that Vice President Dan Quayle was among the political figures identified as having been investigated and exonerated after their names were brought up by the former manager of the bank branch.
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September 2, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and JACK NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal authorities debriefing the former manager of an Italian bank here want to end his controversial case rather than pursue leads that could show whether his superiors in the bank knew about $5 billion in hidden loans to Iraq, according to the ex-banker's lawyer. The claim follows similar charges by a federal judge and Democratic congressmen who have questioned whether fears of embarrassing the Bush Administration have affected the three-year investigation.
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September 2, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and JACK NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal authorities debriefing the former manager of an Italian bank here want to end his controversial case rather than pursue leads that could show whether his superiors in the bank knew about $5 billion in hidden loans to Iraq, according to the ex-banker's lawyer. The claim follows similar charges by a federal judge and Democratic congressmen who have questioned whether fears of embarrassing the Bush Administration have affected the three-year investigation.
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March 1, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Important gains" have been made in cutting back coca planting and seizing cocaine, the State Department emphasized in its annual drug control report released Saturday, while playing down setbacks in the fight against narcotics. "We can't respond to what will be inevitable setbacks or blips in our record of progress by ripping apart the strategy and starting all over again," said Melvyn Levitsky, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics.
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September 3, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors have concluded that no U.S. government officials or politicians were connected to a $5-billion Iraqi loan scandal involving the Atlanta branch of an Italian bank, according to court records unsealed Wednesday. The records revealed that Vice President Dan Quayle was among the political figures identified as having been investigated and exonerated after their names were brought up by the former manager of the bank branch.
NEWS
March 1, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Important gains" have been made in cutting back coca planting and seizing cocaine, the State Department emphasized in its annual drug control report released Saturday, while playing down setbacks in the fight against narcotics. "We can't respond to what will be inevitable setbacks or blips in our record of progress by ripping apart the strategy and starting all over again," said Melvyn Levitsky, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics.
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April 24, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration said Tuesday that it hopes to begin shipping relief supplies to Iran to be distributed to Kurdish refugees from Iraq in what would be the first such direct commerce since events that led to the Iran-Contra scandal. The contacts with Iran, which have been conducted through Swiss intermediaries, have been limited to refugee matters, White House officials said.
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