KC Johnson

Ronald Reagan & the New Middle East

Ronald Reagan & the New Middle East (1982-1986)

    • Theodore Draper, “The Iran-Contra Affair: An Autopsy,” New York Review of Books, December 17, 1987, pp. 67-77.
    • William B. Quandt, “Reagan’s Lebanon Policy: Trial and Error,” Middle East Journal, pp. 237-254.
    • Joyce Battle, ed., “Shaking Hands with Saddam Hussein,” read summary and document summaries ONLY.
Documents:
Videos:
  • Reagan address on Lebanon barracks bombing:
  • ABC coverage of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing & aftermath
  • Reagan on 1986 U.S. bombing of Qaddafi compound in Libya

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