Allende

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Back in 1975, when I was traveling through South America, I decided to go to Santiago, Chile. I had been told that the country was beautiful, especially the area around the Pacific resort of Vina del Mar. I also knew that there had been a coup two years earlier, and I was curious to see that the country looked like in its aftermath.
The US has something to learn from the other 9/11, the one in Chile that came before us.
If you want to know if Obama is really altering the tectonic forces that drive American power, keep an eye on the rooftop of the world.
On the 35th anniversary of the September 11, 1973, CIA-backed military coup in Chile, phone transcripts that Kissinger made of his talks with President Nixon and the CIA chief among other top government officials reveal in the most candid of language the imperial mindset of the Nixon administration as it began plotting to overthrow President Salvador Allende, the world's first democratically elected Socialist.
Last week -- almost thirty-five years after the fact, and nearly two decades after the end of the dictatorship -- a Chilean court has found a retired colonel, Mario Manriquez Bravo, guilty in the murder of Victor Jara.