SpyCast

Our Man in the Middle East (Part 2)

Monday, July 09, 2012

Peter continues his discussion with career CIA officer George Cave. They cover Cave's time in Saudi Arabia-from which he was expelled when a candid cable he wrote about Saudi politics leaked to the press-and back in Washington where he became embroiled in the Iran-Contra Affair. Hear his account of a clandestine trip with Robert McFarlane and Oliver North for talks with Ayatollah Khomeini's government and other inside details of this scandal.

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