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Reagan's Beirut retreat

Peter Partyka Preston

Publication: The Day

Published 12/21/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 12/20/2013 04:46 PM

This is directed to all you renegades who go along with the notion Ronald Reagan was a great president. Less than four months after the attack on the U.S. headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, where 241 Marines and sailors were murdered, Reagan "redeployed" the Marines out of Lebanon.

The United States never mounted any retaliation, refusing to join in the French and Israeli air strikes on Iran and Hezbollah.

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