US Foreign Policy

US Foreign Policy

Chile has not cleaned up its act

Isabel Letelier
March 1984

The Pinochet regime remains a repressive dictatorship with no intention of moving toward a return to democracy in Chile.

The Chilean Connection

John Dinges
November 1981

In the early summer of 1976, Col. Manuel Contreras, head of DINA, Chile's secret police, launched an operation to assassinate exiled Chilean leader Orlando Letelier.

Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

Jan Joost Teunissen
May 1981

A review of the book Assassination on Embassy Road, published by NRC Handelsblad on 16 May 1981.

Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

Herbert Mitgang
July 1980

A review of the book Assassination on Embassy Row, published by The New York Times on 18 July 1980.

Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
July 1980

A review of the book Assassination on Embassty Row, published by The New York Times on 10 July 1980.

Feigning Toughness on Terrorism

Michael Moffitt
August 1979

Ultimately, Pinochet's decision on how to dispose of the troublesome Letelier-Moffitt case will be a political, not a legal, judgment.

Eigth Indicted in Letelier Slaying

Timothy S. Robinson with Lawrence Meyer and Christopher Dickey
August 1978

After a 22-month investigation, a federal grand jury here yesterday indicted the former head of Chile's secret police and seven others in the bombing death of former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier.

Arrests Made in Letelier-Moffitt Murders

June 1978

General Pinochet's days are numbered, a high State Department official confided to Isabel Letelier, widow of Orlando Letelier, as recent new developments became known in the investigation of his assassination.

Chile: Implications of the Letelier Case

TNI
May 1978

In May of 1978, the CIA’s National Foreign Assessment Center issued this comprehensive analysis of the Pinochet regime’s responses to being identified as responsible for the September 1976 car bomb assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt in Washington DC.