Comparing Fujimori And Pinochet

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n both scenarios the countries had problems with terrorism before they became the president. In Fujimori's case the "communism" was starting to take over in the form of terror group in Peru. In Pinochet's case a president with these "communist" views was elected. In both cases the staged a coup in which the military took over. The difference being they had the opposite roles in there scenarios. Fujimori staged a coup to overthrow himself and let the military be in charge. Pinochet was the person that took over Chile after the coup, which was not a self-coup. In addition to having these coups, they each orchestrated the mass killing or "disappearance" of people they suspected might be involved with "communism." Most of these people had little

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