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Acquired Immuno-deficiency syndrome, a virus that killed many people starting in the early 1980s
AIDS
In the 1980s, a member of the ruling Marxist group in Nicaragua
Sandinista
Spanish for "counterrevolutionary," a rebel opposed to Nicaragua's Communist government in the 1980s
Contra
Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, an agreement signed in 1987 by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev the provided for the destruction of about 2,500 Soviet and American missiles in Europe
INF Treaty
Government program that guarantees payments to a particular group, such as the elderly
entitlement
Scandal during the Reagan administration involving the use of money from secret Iranian arms sales to support the Nicaraguan Contras
Iran-Contra affair