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    Chilean Violence Increasingly Spreads Beyond its Borders

    Lewis H. Diuguid
    22 September 1976
    Article

    Violent political change has been under way in Chile for six years now, with the violence increasingly spreading beyond the borders of this South American country into the western capitals to which exiles from those opposing the present military government had moved.

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    Murder of Diplomat Deplored

    Phillip A. McCombs
    22 September 1976
    Article

    Considerable outrage was expressed over the murder of Orlando Letelier yesterday.

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    Chilean Dictator OK'd Bomb Attacks

    Saul Landau
    19 May 1999
    Article

    A US prosecutor has declared that Pinochet personally approved orders for a 1974 attack against exiled Gen. Carlos Prats, an opponent of his regime.

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    The Atrocities of Augusto Pinochet and the United States

    Roger Burbach
    11 December 2006
    Article
  5. Transcript of Orlando Letelier's Speech at the Felt Forum

    Orlando Letelier
    10 September 1976
    Article

    Transcript of Orlando Letelier's Speech at the Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden on September 10, 1976. The same day that he was deprived of his Chilean nationality by decree. 

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    The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents

    • John Dinges
    11 February 2004
    Book

    This is the underground history of the international Dirty Wars by US allies in South America.

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    The Atrocities of Augusto Pinochet and the United States

    Roger Burbach
    11 December 2006
    Article
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    Pinochet: Is a Terrorist Hiding in Chile's Senate?

    Saul Landau, Scott Armstrong
    17 May 1998
    Article

    The unresolved issue of Pinochet's involvement in the worst act of international terrorism in Washington in the past 50 years still hangs over US-Chilean relations.

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    Dictatorships and Double Standards

    Jim Lobe
    30 October 1998
    Article

    Since former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet was put under house arrest in London, the US administration has acted as if it had no conceivable interest in the ex-dictator's fate.

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    A State Terrorist, Still at Large

    Murray Karpen
    12 January 2002
    Article

    A little over 25 years ago, my daughter, Ronni Karpen Moffitt, was murdered by Chilean terrorists in Washington. This past summer one of those terrorists was freed after serving his prison term.

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    Affidavit Links Pinochet to Car Bomb

    John Dinges
    24 March 2000
    Article

    A document bearing the signature of an imprisoned Chilean military officer appears for the first time to directly implicate Chile's former president, Gen. Augusto Pinochet, in the 1976 ntelligence operation that resulted in the car bomb assassination in Washington of exile leader Orlando Letelier.

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    High Court Gives Pinochet a Reprieve

    Anthony Faiola, Pascale Bonnefoy
    21 December 2000
    Article

    Chile's Supreme Court today threw out an indictment and house arrest order against retired Gen. Augusto Pinochet, but it also cleared the way for a new indictment.

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    Pinochet Indictment Reinstated by Chile

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    30 January 2001
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    A Chilean magistrate reinstated the indictment and house arrest of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on charges stemming from the killing of 57 political prisoners and the disappearance of 18 others.

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    Chilean Judge Charges Pinochet in Rights Case

    Ignacio Badal
    13 December 2004
    Article

    A Chilean judge formally charged Augusto Pinochet with homicide and kidnapping in one of many pending cases related to human rights abuses committed during his 17-year rule, and ordered house arrest for the former dictator.

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    Pinochet Indicted on Human Rights Charges

    Eduardo Gallardo
    13 December 2004
    Article

    A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet on Monday on charges of kidnapping nine political dissidents and killing one of them.

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    Pinochet Response by US Faulted

    Mark Matthews
    31 October 1998
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    The Clinton administration's noncommittal reaction to the arrest in Britain of Chile's former dictator Augusto Pinochet has baffled and angered human rights activists.

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    Pinochet: The Al Capone of the Southern Cone

    Saul Landau
    26 August 2004
    Article

    Could Pinochet, former president of Chile and commander in chief of its armed forces (1973-97), take a fall for income tax evasion?

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    The Pinochet Cases and the Invasion of Iraq

    Saul Landau
    30 September 2004
    Article

    September has become Generalissimo Augusto Pinochet Ugarte's cruelest month.

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    Against Dictators: Use Law, not War

    John Cavanagh
    13 December 2002
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    The argument over what action to take against Saddam Hussein is driven by the rhetoric of war. But can peaceful, legal action against Iraq's ruthless dictator be effective? The long campaign to bring Augusto Pinochet of Chile to justice offers an encouraging precedent.

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    An Assassination, A Failure to Act, A Painful Parallel

    John Dinges, Peter Kornbluh
    22 September 2002
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    Recently disclosed US State Department and CIA records cast a new light on the Letelier assassination, revealing that the US had extensive awareness of a secret assassination operation and suggesting that US officials called off actions that might have stopped it.

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