Sep 11, 2014

Chile military groups proudly claim 1973 coup

Organizations of active and retired Chilean military personnel took out a newspaper advertisement Wednesday proudly claiming the 1973 coup that launched dictator Augusto Pinochet’s 17-year rule. Published the day before the 41st anniversary of the coup, the letter said the overthrow of socialist President ...

No

Sep 3, 2014

No

by Giovanni Fazio

In 1988, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who came to power in a bloody coup in 1973, decided to hold a national referendum — a simple yes or no vote — on whether he should extend his rule by eight years. It was supposed to ...

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

Oct 12, 2013

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

by John Kampfner

To bomb or not to bomb? That is the question that has been exercising self-proclaimed liberal interventionists over the past two decades, from Bosnia to Syria. The argument that divides public opinion across the Western world is how far military means can be used ...