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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 06:06 PM

5. That is a prevalent theory.

The Reaganite wanted to avoid an "October surprise" in the form of Carter getting the hostages released before the election, so they promised to sell the Ayatollah a bunch of weaponry and then later used the Ayatollah's cash to finance the counter-insurgency against the socialist government of Nicaragua.

Gary Sick, a Carter Administration aide, wrote the story in a book entitled "October Surprise:"


http://www.amazon.com/October-Surprise-Gary-Sick/dp/0812920872/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1354489469&sr=1-1&keywords=gary+sick+october+surprise

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