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William Buckley  
DEFINITION
  • William Francis Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut during the Lebanese War, was one of the most crucial hostages abducted by Shiite Muslim extremists during the hostage crisis in Lebanon. The arms-for-hostages deal struck between Iran and the Reagan administration was orchestrated largely to secure Buckley's release. [Source: Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Buckley, William (1928–1985)]
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