History Held Hostage: The CIA's Refusal to Declassify the Covert Record on Chile


| September 18, 2000


History Held Hostage: The CIA's Refusal to Declassify the Covert Record on Chile, Peter Kornbluh, Director, Chile Documentation Project
The recent decision by Chile's traditionally conservative Supreme Court to allow former right-wing dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet to be prosecuted for crimes committed under his regime was a major step toward reconciliation in that deeply divided nation. By contrast, the CIA, which played an important behind-the-scenes role in propping up Pinochet's regime, would rather pretend it never happened, and has been stalling for months on requests from Congress and the Administration to disclose documents detailing U.S. involvement throughout the '70s and '80s. Peter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project, reports on the ongoing legal battle between the spy agency and its critics. -- LU
Go there>>













Pay Now Save $5!

Utne Summer 2016Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $40.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $45 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!




Facebook Instagram Twitter flipboard


Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265