By Peter Kornbluh
Peter Kornbluh spearheaded the hassle to declassify a few 24,000 mystery CIA, White apartment, nationwide safety Council, and protection division documents on Chile, and whilst The Pinochet File used to be first released in 2003, Marc Cooper wrote within the la occasions, Thanks to Peter Kornbluh, we now have the 1st whole, virtually daytoday and entirely documented list of this sordid bankruptcy in chilly battle American history.” With the ebook of this version, that list turns into much more complete.
This publication now comprises the tale of Pinochet’s 2004 indictment and trial, in addition to new information regarding the recognized instances of the yankee Charles Horman and Chilean folks singer Victor Jaraboth performed by way of 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 massive scandal that ended in highlevel resignations on the Council on international relatives, illustrating the continuing skill of the e-book to talk fact to power.
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The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability by Peter Kornbluh