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Thursday, May 12th, 2005

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Reagan's bloody legacy: Nicaragua and the Cold War

After the World Court found against the United States in 1986 for mining Nicaragua's harbours, President Ronald Reagan is said to have told his advisers to tear up the relevant treaty giving the court jurisdiction. When informed that this required two years' notice, he reportedly told them to tear up that provision too. --Economist (Jun 9th 2005)

Democracy Now: Reagan Was the Butcher of My People Father D'Escoto From Nicaragua

Democracy Now: Noam Chomsky on Reagan's Legacy

The Guardian: Reagan, fact and fantasy

Tom Paine: Reagan's Bloody Legacy

The Nation Institute: T.D. Allman, Reagan's Legacy: A Defenseless America and the Iraq War

Universal Press Syndicate: Reagan's Shameful Legacy

Democracy Now: Congressional Medal of Honor Winner: Reagan Accomplice to Death of Thousands

Wikipedia: Nicaragua v. United States


Ronald Reagan and the Cold War

Articles on Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan Page


Article: Did Reagan's Military Build-Up Really Lead to Victory in the Cold War?

Ask any former Soviet Union citizen if Reagan won the cold war...they usually will laugh at you. I have never yet met a former Soviet who said that Reagan did win the cold war. As the article mentions, no Soviet leader or intellectual has ever said Reagan won the Cold War.

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