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    FBI Request Prosecution of Pinochet, But no one Lifts a Finger

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    15 April 2002
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    After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.

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    In Memoriam: Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt

    Michael Moffitt
    01 December 1976
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    Address at a funeral mass for Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, held at St. Mark's Cathedral, Washington DC, on 26 September 1976.

  3. Once Upon a Time

    Ariel Dorfman
    17 September 2001
    Article
    Keynote Speech by Ariel Dorfman at the Letelier-Moffitt Dinner, Washington DC, October 1993.
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    The Case for Full Disclosure of CIA Activities in Chile

    Vernon Loeb
    02 October 2000
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    Covert US operations in Chile to instigate the coup in 1970 and aimed at undermining Allende were all explicitly approved by President Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

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    IPS Applauds Pinochet Arrest And Calls for Increased US Support for Spanish Case

    the Iran team at the Institute for Policy Studies
    19 October 1998
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    The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the arrest of Chilean General Augusto Pinochet, whose regime ordered the assassination of two IPS colleagues, Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt, in 1976 and carried out other documented acts of international terrorism.

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    US Probe of Pinochet Reopend

    Vernon Loeb, David A. Vise
    23 March 2000
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    The US Justice Department has reopened a grand jury investigation aimed at indicting Gen. Augusto Pinochet for a notorious 1976 car bombing that killed former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier.

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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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    Murder of Diplomat Deplored

    Phillip A. McCombs
    22 September 1976
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    Considerable outrage was expressed over the murder of Orlando Letelier yesterday.

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    Let Pinochet Stand Trial in the US, Too

    Saul Landau
    26 August 1999
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    When Spanish justice finishes with Pinochet, the United States should seek his extradition to Washington for his role in the murders of Letelier and Moffitt, which happened just a mile from the White House.

  10. The Assassin Next Door

    Douglas Grant Mine
    18 November 1999
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    Armando Fernandez Larios is a former Chilean army officer who for several years was an agent of that country's notorious security apparatus, and he helped kill Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

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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.

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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 Watch no 33

    30 January 2001
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    Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.

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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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    Chilean Judge Charges Pinochet in Rights Case

    Ignacio Badal
    13 December 2004
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    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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    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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    The Leaked Medical Report of Augusto Pinochet

    15 February 2000
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    Full text pf the Conclusions of Augusto Pinochet Medical Report.

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    Operation Exit: The Political Decision on the Pinochet Case

    02 March 2000
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    Full text of UK Home Secretary Jack Straw's decision not to extradite former dictator Augusto Pinochet to face trial in Spain.

  19. Two Deaths in the Morning

    Saul Landau
    01 December 1976
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    Orlando Letelier represented all the qualities government should stand for: he was a lawyer who believed in rules and constitutions, his ethic was equality and justice; his means of persuasion and authority was reason.

     
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    Feigning Toughness on Terrorism

    Michael Moffitt
    16 August 1979
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    Ultimately, Pinochet's decision on how to dispose of the troublesome Letelier-Moffitt case will be a political, not a legal, judgment.

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