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Houstonian 1987
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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Issues. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24656.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Issues. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24656

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Title Houstonian 1987
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title The Issues
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript As the many conflicts surrounding Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, the Soviet Union, the United States, and many others, are constantly in the news, Americans are willing to forget their troubles at home, but the U.S. government fails to take a well guided approach to world problems. As the Soviet Union is willing to support countries in need, such as Nicaragua, with food and medical supplies, the U.S. reacts with arms and ammunition. Americans remain fearful of the "communist plot." At War Around The World As Anti-American Sentiments Are Up The U.S. Continues To Meddle In Foreign Affairs J don't recall seeing Oliver North on TV. J don't deny watching the Iran-Contra Hearings. But I do understand that Oliver North diverted funds to the Contras from profits raised by selling arms to Iran. And that Oliver North was responsible for coordinating the Grenada invasion, the bombing of Tripoli and ran the Contra War from the White House with the belief that his superior Admiral Poindexter had the approval of President Reagan. Amidst growing concern over military actions, the United States continues to defend the "free world" against communism with military might. De mocracy around the world is symbolized by the U.S. Marine Corps, war jets flying overhead and destroyers stationed on the coast. And hatred for Americans continues to spread throughout the world. But here at home, the government perceives our role to be the world police. Many scarey plots are handed down from righteous leaders, dating back to Manifest Destiny. One of these is the Strategic Defense Initiative (a contradition in terms), which is designed to give the U.S. first strike in the event of communist aggression, by means such as "Star Wars." And more popular is the Domino Theory in which, one by one, the Latin countries will fall to communism and eventually so will the U.S. unless we take steps to prevent it. These righteous leaders believe that Nicaragua is the key to preventing the spread of communism to j North America. The government and the media have made Americans more fearful of communism than ever. In our homes, on the | evening news, Americans hear about the death squads in El Salvador and car bombs in the 28