America at Night Files


Sensi Says Republicans Abroad Used as a CIA Front

In a July 1991 Village Voice article, Frank Snepp and Jonathan King report on an exclusive interview of Robert Sensi in which he describes the use of Republicans Abroad as a front for CIA activity during the Reagan administration. Sensi's interview also heightened suspicion about his involvement, and that of William Casey and Robert Carter, in engineering an "October Surprise" during the prelude to the 1980 U.S. presidential election in which Reagan defeated Carter. The Village Voice article is shown below.