Former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet reviews troops
|Date||1968 - 1989|
|Description||US-backed campaign of assassination and terrorisation carried out in South America.|
The US Deep state government provided planning, coordinating, training on torture, technical support and supplied military aid to the Juntas during the Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, and the Reagan administrations. Such support was frequently routed through the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
The operation is described in a now declassified 1978 CIA document as a "cooperative effort by the intelligence/security services of several South American countries to combat terrorism and subversion."
- Patrice McSherry - Predatory States: Operation Condor and Covert War in Latin America, page 78 - 2005, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers ISBN: 978-0742536876
- The Last Colonial Massacre Latin America in the Cold War - Greg Grandin, 2011
- https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB416/docs/780822cia.pdf saved at Archive.org saved at Archive.is
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