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March 28, 1989
Laos has put on hold plans to cooperate with the United States against drug trafficking because of a U.S. report accusing Laotian government officials of involvement in the drug trade, Deputy Foreign Minister Souban Salitthilat said in Vientiane. "We were absolutely stunned and surprised at the American government report (issued March 1)," Souban said. Before the report, he said, Laos had been prepared to discuss direct U.S. aid and to send officials to the United States for anti-drug training.
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January 23, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In March, 1981, two months after President Ronald Reagan had entered the White House, CIA Director William J. Casey wrote a fateful memo outlining a covert plan to roll back communism worldwide by aiding resistance forces in Afghanistan, Cuba, Grenada, Iran, Libya, Nicaragua, Cambodia and Laos. The overt and covert dimensions of what would eventually be called the Reagan Doctrine became a matter of record in places like Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iran and Nicaragua.
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January 14, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Senate committee has unanimously agreed to ask the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into allegations that the Reagan White House ran a covert operation, using POW-MIA activist groups as fronts, to funnel aid to anti-Communist Laotian rebels in the mid-1980s, The Times has learned. "What we basically want the Justice Department to do is to tell us if what we are dealing with here is the 'Son of Ollie North,' " said Sen. Charles E.
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January 14, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Senate committee has unanimously agreed to ask the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into allegations that the Reagan White House ran a covert operation, using POW-MIA activist groups as fronts, to funnel aid to anti-Communist Laotian rebels in the mid-1980s, The Times has learned. "What we basically want the Justice Department to do is to tell us if what we are dealing with here is the 'Son of Ollie North,' " said Sen. Charles E.
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January 23, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In March, 1981, two months after President Ronald Reagan had entered the White House, CIA Director William J. Casey wrote a fateful memo outlining a covert plan to roll back communism worldwide by aiding resistance forces in Afghanistan, Cuba, Grenada, Iran, Libya, Nicaragua, Cambodia and Laos. The overt and covert dimensions of what would eventually be called the Reagan Doctrine became a matter of record in places like Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iran and Nicaragua.
NEWS
March 28, 1989
Laos has put on hold plans to cooperate with the United States against drug trafficking because of a U.S. report accusing Laotian government officials of involvement in the drug trade, Deputy Foreign Minister Souban Salitthilat said in Vientiane. "We were absolutely stunned and surprised at the American government report (issued March 1)," Souban said. Before the report, he said, Laos had been prepared to discuss direct U.S. aid and to send officials to the United States for anti-drug training.
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