Essays Tagged: "Contra"

This essay is an article about the CIA sponsored Contra group in Nicaragua.

n fact to most US citizens is the secretive CIA backed military operation in Nicaragua known as the Contras. The Contra group is currently based in Honduras where they train under CIA supervision. Fro ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

More harm than good

s again portrayed negatively when Codi's sister Hallie is kidnapped, showing the destruction of the Contras, which the U.S. government supported. Although Hallie's kidnapping is ignored, thanks to a g ... a threat to its national security, the US government supported a group of highly armed rebels, the Contras, in their attacks against Nicaragua's elected regime. In the novel, Codi considers her belov ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Erötere die kontroversen Blickpunkte der Todesstrafe unter Einbezugnahme der historischen Aspekte

ngII. Geschichte der TodesstrafeIII. Heutige Formen der HinrichtungIV. Gegenüberstellung Pro - ContraQuellen:1. Wenn der Staat tötet- Todesstrafe contra- ein Bericht von amnesty inte ... us päppelte man sie wieder auf, um sie erneut zu steinigen.Zu IV. Gegenüberstellung Pro - Contra· PRO:· Gleiches wird mit Gleichem vergolten (Vergeltungsgrundsa ...

(18 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

To what extent did soviet policy toward Nicaragua and Cuba during the 1980s confirm the U.S. image of an aggressive, interventionist global power intent on confronting the United States?

t year Washington started covert operations supporting the counterrevolutionary military forces, or Contras, in a war to overthrow the Sandinistas. Confronted with aggression from the CIA backed Contr ... t was from a very low base, directly responding to and correlating with U.S. efforts supporting the Contras and covert operations in Nicaragua at that time. Prior to the Contra war during the 1979-80 ...

(10 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Congresswoman rep. maxine wate

simply not go unheard." On the forefront of the many issues that Rep. Waters debates daily, the CIA/Contras involvement in the trafficking of crack cocaine in South Central Los Angeles and other inner ... s and other inner cities has been the top of her list. Waters has been speaking out against the CIA/Contras connection and she has made it her duty to demand a full investigation as to whether the CIA ...

(17 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Iran-contra affair

Iran-Contra: Crossing That Line "I think everyone knew we were walking a very thin line."(Owen) Not many ... e were walking a very thin line."(Owen) Not many Americans know the truth that lies behind the Iran-Contra scandals. Most would be surprised to know about the deception of our leaders. Still today, so ... Most would be surprised to know about the deception of our leaders. Still today, some truth of Iran-Contra lies hidden in the conscience of the people who organized it, aided it, and went through with ...

(6 pages) 40 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Rise And Fall Of Yugoslavia

e process of voting on a bill that would give one-hundred million dollars to the Democratic rebels (Contras) in Nicaragua, but any attempt to aid the Contras before this was passed would violate U.S. ... ut any attempt to aid the Contras before this was passed would violate U.S. laws banning aid to the Contras.One month later, the press came into another shocking story, a Lebanese weekly news magazine ...

(7 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Central America’s Nicaragua has had a long history of corruption

ough room for both of them. So the US added more confusion to the Sandanistas plans and created the Contras, which took the attention away from the Sandanistas original motives and directed it at the ... elds to live as jobless hungry communities. They began to hate Alman and claimed that even when the contras and the Sandanistas were at war there was enough food dispersed. They called him the "fat ma ...

(3 pages) 411 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Iran-Contra Affair and its Implications on the US/Nicaraguan Relationship

The political scandal known as the Iran-Contra affair was a huge humiliation for the United States with ramifications from the conspiracy st ... tizens question just exactly how our leaders justify all actions they deem as "necessary." The Iran-Contra affair also strained United States relations with Nicaragua, with most of the implications of ... ardized and permanently damaged a once promising relationship with Nicaragua.The basis for the Iran-Contra affair was a web of lies and deceit by the United States government, one that humiliated the ...

(13 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Kinkade Analysis

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Poesías y análisis

Supo llegar al corazón del pueblo. Cada vez que pudieron Se declararon de palabra y de hecho Contra la poesía dirigida Contra la poesía del presente Contra la poesía prolet ... ía de pequeño dios La poesía de vaca sagrada La poesía de toro furioso. Contra la poesía de las nubes Nosotros oponemos La poesía de la tierra firme -Cabeza f ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry