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Questions Presented: The Contra Story

41. Volume II of this Report reviews the Agency's knowledge and handling of drug trafficking allegations regarding Contra-related individuals and organizations and others involved in supporting the Contras on behalf of CIA. The specific questions addressed in Volume II are as follows:

 

  • What were CIA's legal and regulatory responsibilities during the Contra program regarding the reporting of potential drug trafficking crimes?
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  • What policies and guidelines governed CIA's contacts during the Contra program with persons and organizations alleged to be involved in drug trafficking?
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  • What do CIA Headquarters and field personnel recall regarding alleged drug trafficking by the Contras?
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  • What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Contra organizations? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?
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  • What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Southern Front Contras? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?
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  • What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Northern Front Contras? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?
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  • What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving other individuals supporting the Contra program? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?
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  • What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving pilots and companies supporting the Contra program? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?
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  • What was the nature and extent of CIA's knowledge of allegations of Contra drug trafficking at the Ilopango air base?
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  • To what extent did CIA disseminate "finished intelligence products" that included information about drug trafficking on the part of individuals, organizations, and independent contractors associated with the Contras?
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  • To what extent did CIA share information with Congress regarding allegations of drug trafficking on the part of individuals, organizations, and independent contractors associated with the Contras?

Posted: Apr 26, 2007 11:33 AM
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2007 11:33 AM