Brett Sciaroni, American power broker in Cambodia, dies at 69

Brett Sciaroni, a Reagan administration lawyer who was embroiled in the Iran-contra scandal of the 1980s and later became a power broker for the global business community in Cambodia under Hun Sen’s authoritarian regime, died March 12 at his home in Phnom Penh. He was 69.

His brother, Brian Sciaroni, said the cause was likely a heart attack, although an autopsy has yet to determine an official cause.

Mr. Sciaroni had just left his position as counsel to the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board, a panel that advises on the legality of U.S. intelligence operations, when he burst into the news in 1987 as Congress began hearings on Iran-contra.

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