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    Dissidents make noise -- oops, news

    Saul Landau
    19 November 2009
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    Duplicity in language of the US administration coincides with stupidity of its policy.

  2. A bold foreign policy platform for the new wave of left lawmakers

    Phyllis Bennis
    15 August 2018
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    Socialists and other progressives are running for U.S. office on strong domestic programs. Here’s how their foreign policy platform can be just as strong.

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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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    United States, Pakistan: the decade ahead

    Zia Mian
    03 November 2009
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    The recently approved multi-billion-dollar U.S. economic and military aid packages for Pakistan suggest that the US policy of prioritising security policy over development remains unchanged. This could lead to Pakistanis becoming even more hostile towards the United States

     
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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.

  7. Victory in Afghanistan

    Ross Eventon
    16 August 2011
    Article

    Debate over the 10-year-plus war in Afghanistan tends to focus on how and when it "can be won," obscuring the fundamental question of whether it was morally acceptable in the first place. Now as the US gets closer to consolidating its imperial presence in the region for decades to come, the high cost to the Afghani people continues to be ignored.

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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.

  9. Securing whose future? Militarism in an age of climate crisis

    Nick Buxton
    11 May 2016
    Article

    How is the US military seeking to address climate change and what are its implications for environmental and social justice?

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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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    U.S. military interests reign supreme in Italy

    Stephanie Westbrook
    08 August 2008
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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.

  13. Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis
    24 February 2010

    The recent civilian casualties demonstrate, for any who doubted it,  that this is a war against a vast population of Afghanistan, and the only way to stop killing civilians is to stop the killing. That means to stop all offensive actions and withdraw the troops.

  14. 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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    US imperial strategy backfires in Georgia (audio)

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 August 2008
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    Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    • Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    03 November 2009
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    In this compact, concise, jargon-free primer, the authors examine the U.S. war in Afghanistan and why it must be brought to an end.

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    “Enduring” U.S. Bases in Iraq

    Joseph Gerson
    19 March 2007
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  18. 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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    Bush Five Steps in a Speech

    Phyllis Bennis
    24 May 2004
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    Bush's new "five-step plan" to "help Iraq achieve democracy and freedom" is not new, does not lay out serious steps to resolve the Iraq crisis, and will not bring about anything resembling democracy or freedom.

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    Empire and Latin America in the Obama era

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    03 April 2009
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