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May 15, 1987 | KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writer
While the Reagan Administration and Congress were locked in an intense struggle in 1985 over a bill that would have restricted Taiwanese textile imports, White House aide Oliver L. North secretly was asking Taiwan to contribute to Nicaragua's contras , testimony to the congressional committees investigating the Iran-contra affair revealed Thursday.
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November 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
Saudi King Fahd told Defense Secretary William S. Cohen on Tuesday that he will not let his country be used as a "springboard" for attacks on Iraq, a Saudi official said. The king's refusal could set back U.S. efforts to pressure Iraq into cooperating with U.N. weapons inspectors. Saudi Arabia served as the main base for U.S. military operations during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait.
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November 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
Saudi King Fahd told Defense Secretary William S. Cohen on Tuesday that he will not let his country be used as a "springboard" for attacks on Iraq, a Saudi official said. The king's refusal could set back U.S. efforts to pressure Iraq into cooperating with U.N. weapons inspectors. Saudi Arabia served as the main base for U.S. military operations during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait.
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May 15, 1987 | KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writer
While the Reagan Administration and Congress were locked in an intense struggle in 1985 over a bill that would have restricted Taiwanese textile imports, White House aide Oliver L. North secretly was asking Taiwan to contribute to Nicaragua's contras , testimony to the congressional committees investigating the Iran-contra affair revealed Thursday.
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