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Latin america during the 1970s and 1980s created the environment in which the iran-contra scandal occurred history standards historical issues-analysis and decision making selling any arms or goods to iran in 1985, the united states congress passed the international security. The cold war peaked the interest of the entire globe each threat, policy and action that took place had ramifications far more reaching then ever imaginable the cold war peaked the interest of the entire globe home iran contra scandal. Welcome to understanding the iran-contra affairs, the only comprehensive website on the famous reagan-era government scandal the iran-contra affairs provides information about the rise of the contra rebels in nicaragua and about the iranian revolution, as well as the us responses. Iran und israel: the best of enemies in november 1986, the iran-contra affair hit the united states: in the wake of that scandal and the end of the iran-iraq war in 1988, ties between israel and iran were finally severed iraq.