His books include Securing the City, Summer of Deliverance, Expats, and With the contras.
What was it Ronald Reagan called the contras and the Afghan mujahedin?
Actually some of the contras whom I knew were the moral equivalent of pathological killers.
The guerrillas, repulsed by the Americans, fled upon the contras, whereat the Americans swept them both back indiscriminately.
He had deserted the contras to waylay the rich bullion convoy of which Rodrigo Galn had told him.
Si, seores, he had indeed, until Colonel Dupin and the contras arrived.
At contras Henry of Navarre was reported as cut to pieces, yet his loss was less than 10 per cent.
Seeing Ney, he supposed the contras at no great distance, and a shot would bring them on his heels.
mid-14c., from Latin contra (prep. and adv.) "against," originally "in comparison with," ablative singular feminine of *com-teros, from Old Latin com "with, together" (see com-) + -tr, zero degree of the comparative suffix -ter-.
1981, "anti-Sandinista Nicaraguan," short for Spanish contrarrevolucionario "counter-revolutionary."