David Abshire

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(diplomat)
BornDavid Manker Abshire
April 11, 1926
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
DiedOctober 31, 2014 (Age 88)
Alexandria, Virginia
Alma materU.S. Military Academy
SpouseCarolyn Lamar Sample
Founder ofCenter for Strategic and International Studies
Member ofTrilateral Commission
PartyRepublican

[[|x22px|link=United States Permanent Representative to NATO]] United States Permanent Representative to NATO

In office
July 13, 1983 - January 5, 1987

David Abshire was a US diplomat with connections to "Iran-Contra".

Iran-Contra

Full article: “Iran-Contra”

Abshire was recalled as the Iran-Contra Affair began to unravel to serve as "Special Counselor to President Reagan" with Cabinet rank. His supposed charge was to restore the confidence of the nation in the Reagan presidency, supposedly by assuring a full investigation of the sale of arms to Iran.


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