US Foreign Policy

US Foreign Policy

Pinochet Still Stirring up Chile

Anthony Faiola
March 1998

Gen. Augusto Pinochet, one of the last representatives of South America's age of military domination, will retire Tuesday as Chile's army commander after 24 years.

L'Affaire Letelier

July 1995

Le 21 septembre 1976, une bombe tuait à Washington Orlando Letelier - dernier ministre de la défense du président constitutionnel chilien Salvador Allende -, et son assistant Roni Moffit.

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.