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    Clinton Urged to Criticize Pinochet

    Kevin Galvin
    15 April 1998
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    Supporters of Orlando Letelier, who was killed by a car bomb planted by Chilean secret police in 1976, want Clinton to speak out against the state-sponsored terrorism practiced by the government of former dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet.

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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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    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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    Eigth Indicted in Letelier Slaying

    Timothy S. Robinson with Lawrence Meyer, Christopher Dickey
    02 August 1978
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    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.

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    TNI in 1991

    17 November 2005
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    TNIdeas magazine second and third issue published, including critical analysis of the US war on Iraq.
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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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    Arrests Made in Letelier-Moffitt Murders

    Saul Landau
    30 June 1978
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    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.

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    TNI in 1995

    01 June 2006
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    TNI publishes several books including The Next Threat: Western Perceptions of Islam, edited by Jochen Hippler and Andrea Lueg, which debunks the myths about the nature of Islam and Islamic movements.
  9. 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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    TNI in 1982

    23 December 2005
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    TNI organises a major conference, 'European Parliamentary Conference on South African Destabilisation Efforts', for parliamentarians in The Hague, where government ministers from Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Angola deliver briefings on the South African government's economic and military destabilisation of their nations.
  11. Compañero in September

    Isabel Letelier
    17 September 2001
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    A poem for Orlando Letelier, Sheridan Circle Memorial Service, 18 September 1977.

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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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    TNI in 1981

    17 November 2005
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    Conference, organised by TNI fellow Mary Kaldor and TNI associate Dan Smith, with the Appeal for European Nuclear Disarmament (END), where researchers examine proposals for disarmament, non-alignment and new forms of defense.
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    Pinochet: Is a Terrorist Hiding in Chile's Senate?

    Saul Landau, Scott Armstrong
    17 May 1998
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    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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    TNI in 1992

    17 November 2005
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    TNI holds fellows meetings on "Reinventing the Commons" and "Development as Myth".
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    Hinchey Report on CIA Activities in Chile

    18 September 2000
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    In the 1960s and the early 1970s, as part of the US Government policy to try to influence events in Chile, the CIA undertook specific covert action projects in Chile.

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    Pinochet's Extradition in Spanish Head's Hands

    20 October 1998
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    Whether former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is extradited to Spain will depend in the final analysis on a political decision by Spain's centre-right head of government, Jose Maria Aznar, say legal experts.

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    TNI in 1996

    17 November 2005
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    TNI develops work on trade issues, and publishes two books: one on the Non-Proliferation Treaty and one on private foreign aid.
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    TNI in 1983

    17 November 2005
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    TNI Fellows' Meeting on "Multinationals and International Finance", "Third World Projects" and "Militarism and Disarmament".
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    Documents Shed Light on Assassination of Chilean in US

    Christopher Marquis, Diana Jean Schema
    14 November 2000
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    A month before the assassination of Letelier and Moffitt in 1976, the US government ordered its envoys in Latin America to try to avert a plot to murder leftist opponents of the region's governments.

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