By Peter Kornbluh
Publish 12 months note: First released September 1st 2003
Revised and up to date for the 40th anniversary of Augusto Pinochet's September eleven, 1973, army coup in Chile, The Pinochet dossier unearths a previously mystery checklist of complicity with atrocity at the a part of the U.S. executive. files that have been first made publicly on hand within the unique hardcover version shaped the center of the overseas crusade to carry Pinochet answerable for murder, torture, and terrorism—a crusade chronicled for the 1st time during this up to date edition.
Peter Kornbluh spearheaded the hassle to declassify a few 24,000 mystery CIA, White apartment, nationwide safety Council, and safeguard division files on Chile, and while The Pinochet dossier used to be first released in 2003, Marc Cooper wrote within the la occasions, “Thanks to Peter Kornbluh, we've got the 1st whole, virtually day–to–day and entirely documented list of this sordid bankruptcy in chilly battle American history." With the e-book of this version, that list turns into much more complete.
This publication now contains the tale of Pinochet's 2004 indictment and trial, in addition to new information regarding the recognized situations of the yank Charles Horman and Chilean folks singer Victor Jara—both carried out via Pinochet's army after the coup. the hot afterword additionally tells the tale of The Pinochet dossier itself: Henry Kissinger's try to undercut the book's reception generated a big scandal that resulted in high–level resignations on the Council on international kin, illustrating the ongoing skill of the ebook to talk fact to strength.
Among the previously top-secret documents within the Pinochet dossier are:
• Top-secret transcripts of Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger and different cupboard contributors discussing the way to "bring Allende down."
• mins of best mystery conferences, chaired by means of Kissinger, to figure out covert operations in Chile.
• CIA Chile activity strength organizational and approach documents.
• White condominium scenario Room cables welcoming common Pinochet to power.
• safety Intelligence organization organizational diagrams of Chile's repressive mystery police, DINA.
• Chilean mystery police files on Operation Condor.
• Intelligence reporting to Henry Kissinger on Condor.
• entire CIA, NSC and nation division studies at the September 1976 automobile bombing assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.
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The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability (Revised & Updated) (A National Security Archive Book) by Peter Kornbluh