Operation Condor

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  • Operation Condor Summary

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    to state that he recognizes the problems and complexities of the situation that the members of Operation Condor are facing, but that the United States cannot participate or direct governmental assassination. In addition, he gives specific advice to a number of members for the need to be careful with their actions. This and other documents show the lack of control the United States had in this operation, and none of the released documents show any direct connection to the United States in any of the

  • Paraguay's Archive Of Terror Analysis

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    The article “Paraguay’s Archive of Terror: International Cooperation and Operation Condor” by Katie Zoglin centers around the way in which the Southern Cone countries, with a specific focus on Paraguay, dealt with political opponents. The article was written in the period of winter-spring in 2001. This is significant because the article is also from the American Law Review at Miami University in a period just after the 9/11 attacks. This could affect some of the ideas about military governments and

  • Disappearances In Ferguson Analysis

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    detainees once they disappeared into the hundreds of secret detention centers known as "pits" and "black holes". Aside from spreading confusion among guerrilla organizations, planting fear in Argentine society, destroying incriminating evidence, and misleading world opinion, the disappearances also served as a remembrance of the ‘Dirty War’. The armed forces did their best to influence national memory by impressing, the dirty war had been a legitimate antirevolutionary war against a guerrilla insurgency

  • DINA in Chile

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    ------------------------------------------------- HL HISTORY ------------------------------------------------- INTERNAL ASSESSMENT To what degree were the measures taken by the DINA effective in stopping opposition to Pinochet from 1973 to 1977? Gaby Chiongbian ------------------------------------------------- Word Count: 1,993 Number of pages: 12 Section A: Plan of Investigation In June of 1974 Augusto Pinochet and the Junta formally established the Directorate of National

  • Essay about Understanding Kissinger’s Actions Toward Chile

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    Understanding Kissinger’s Actions Toward Chile Can an individual influence foreign policy? Based upon the eight years that Henry Kissinger was the Secretary of State it is clear that an individual can (Starr 466). It has become apparent through recently released classified documents that Kissinger played a large role in allowing the brutal Pinochet dictatorship over Chile to take place and allowed massive human rights violations to continually occur during the Pinochet regime. What is continually

  • Truth Commission Reports in Argentina and Chile

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    In the late 20th century, the South American countries of Argentina and Chile went through two considerably turbulent periods of violent clashes between governmental and military forces against native citizens. These clashes not only caused severe damage within both communities but also led to specific reconciliation recommendations by truth commission committees set out in Núnca Mas and the Rettig Report. These specific recommendations not only aided in the reconciliation process but also helped

  • The Condor Legion : Hitler Honed The Blitzkrieg In The Spanish Civil War

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    The Condor Legion: Hitler Honed the Blitzkrieg in the Spanish Civil War In 1936, right-wing military commanders launched the coup d’état that sparked the Spanish Civil War. These insurgents, or Nationalists, quickly enlisted the support of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy in their struggle against the loyalists, or Republicans. Eager to counter Soviet participation on the Republican side – and to test his own armed forces – Hitler formed the Condor Legion. Ultimately, 19,000 German troops served in

  • Why Should Zoos Be Illegal

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    Imagine going to the zoo. Getting to see all sorts of unique animals. But has anyone wondered if the zoo is helping animals or is it the opposite? People had despised zoos for animal captivity and complained that zoos should be illegal. Why is that? Other’s imagine animals in a cramped cage as they are treated poorly, but that is not the case. Zoos had existed for a while and they have been helping animals ever since. Zoos should not be illegal because it keeps all animals safe and well fed

  • Guernica By Pablo Picasso

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    was born in Spain and was devastated to see it be ruled by a fascist who has taken over the country. Hitler, preparing for a world war, was making new weapons and asked Franco if he could test them on a spanish city. On April 26, 1937, the German Condor Legion bombed the city of Guernica in Northern Spain, all with the permission of Franco. The bombing killed over a thousand people and left the world shocked. Picasso’s oil painting on canvas captures both the reactions of the public and the pain

  • Symbolism In Guernica

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    Guernica, the title of the painting, is a town in Basque Country, Spain. It was the target of terror bombing during the Spanish civil war because it was the northern bastion of the Republican resistance movement. First, war is depicted as devastating and it cares no one – men, women, grandparents, children neither animals. Everyone is a victim. By looking at the paintings, the people are in pain. With their mouth open that might mean streaming out their agony; with their fingers wide spread, they