Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

News In Brief

CIA said to have ordered on air strike in Nicaragua

The CIA ordered an air strike against a suspected Salvadorean guerrilla communications center inside Nicaragua on Feb. 2, intelligence sources say. The intelligence agency then told the Nicaraguan Democratic Force, a CIA-trained Nicaraguan rebel group based in Honduras, to take responsibility for the attack, the sources say.

About these ads

The CIA and the White House declined comment Wednesday on reports of CIA direction of the air attacks.

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.