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    Ex-spy Chief says CIA helped him set up Pinochet's Secret Police

    Jonathan Franklin
    23 September 2000
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    The CIA and the former head of the Chilean secret police are scrambling to blame each other for a series of murders at home and abroad, including a notorious 1976 car bombing in Washington.

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    CIA Withholds its Chile Files

    Peter Kornbluh
    27 August 2000
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    CIA Director George Tenet is refusing to declassify hundreds of records on CIA covert intervention to destabilize the democratically elected government of Allende and support the violent consolidation of the Pinochet dictatorship.

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    A State Terrorist, Still at Large

    Murray Karpen
    12 January 2002
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    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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    Chile has not cleaned up its act

    Isabel Letelier
    31 March 1984
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    The Pinochet regime remains a repressive dictatorship with no intention of moving toward a return to democracy in Chile.

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    An Assassination, A Failure to Act, A Painful Parallel

    John Dinges, Peter Kornbluh
    22 September 2002
    Article
    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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    Still Hidden: A Full Record of What the US Did in Chile

    Peter Kornbluh
    24 October 1999
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    As Augusto Pinochet continues to fight extradition from England to face charges of crimes against humanity, the historical record of US support for the former Chilean dictator remains disappeared, like so many victims of his violent regime.

  7. Chile: Implications of the Letelier Case

    17 May 1978
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    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.

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    The US Files in the Media

    Christopher Marquis
    14 September 2000
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    The White House ordered a new look at several hundred files that the CIA intends to withhold when it releases American documents about the 1973 military coup in Chile.

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    25th Anniversary of the Chilean Coup

    Saul Landau
    11 September 1998
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    The United States has not apologised for destabilising Chile and thereby altering the destiny of its people.

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    25th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt Assassinations and the US Harbors the Terrorists Who Did it

    Saul Landau
    21 September 2001
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    As our leaders warn countries that harbor terrorists, who will warn our leaders about harboring terrorists here?

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    Chilean General in Bombing Was Informer

    Christopher Marquis
    19 September 2000
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    The former chief of the Chilean secret police, convicted of masterminding a lethal car bombing in Washington in 1976, was an informer for the CIA when the bombing occurred.

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    CIA Accused of "Whitewash" on Pinochet

    Vernon Loeb
    07 October 1999
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    Researchers and relatives of victims of human rights abuses in Chile charged yesterday that the CIA is withholding information about its covert operations in that country, contrary to a White House directive.

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    Chile to Hear Truth on CIA Links to Junta

    Jonathan Franklin
    29 June 1999
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    United States government officials are going to release thousands of top secret files documenting the relationship between the US intelligence community and the Chilean secret police.

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    Chilean Dictator OK'd Bomb Attacks

    Saul Landau
    19 May 1999
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    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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    CIA Acknowledges Ties to Pinochet’s Repression

    Peter Kornbluh
    19 September 2000
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    After 27 years of withholding details about covert activities following the 1973 military coup in Chile, the CIA released a report acknowledging its close relations with General Augusto Pinochet’s violent regime.

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    What's Behind the Bush-Pinochet Friendship?

    Sarah Anderson, Saul Landau
    01 June 1999
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    Bush's behavior raises questions about his relationship to Pinochet, whose 17-year regime executed more than 3,190 people.

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    CIA Had Covert Tie to Letelier Plotter

    Vernon Loeb
    20 September 2000
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    The CIA maintained relations with a top Chilean intelligence official, even though he was considered one of the country's major human rights violators.

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    CIA Acknowledges Involvement in Allende's Overthrow

    19 September 2000
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    The CIA is acknowledging for the first time the extent of its deep involvement in Chile, where it dealt with coup-plotters, false propagandists and assassins.

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    Back Channels: The US Intelligence Community and Chile

    Vernon Loeb
    17 August 2000
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    CIA Director George J. Tenet has fired back at critics inside and outside government who are angry that he has decided to withhold hundreds of documents relating to CIA covert operations in Chile.

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    Now the World Will Know the Truth

    Francisco Letelier
    21 October 1998
    Article

    Pinochet: Slick public relations, lies and diplomatic immunity in the end could not save the dictator from justice.

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