February 17th, 2006

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U.S. Must Not Be the Outlaw on Nicaragua

Los Angeles Times July 11, 1986, Friday, Home Edition

Metro; Part 2; Page 5; Column 3; Op-Ed Desk

By David J. Scheffer

Every so often international law pitches a slider at the Reagan Administration, and the home team strikes out. On June 27 the International Court of Justice (known as the World Court) ruled that the United States, by supporting the military activities of the contras in their war against the Sandinista government of Nicaragua, had broken international law and violated Nicaraguan sovereignty.
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