Originally posted on WiPoKuLi:
CIA Coup against Allende
The first 9/11 tragedy took place 39 years ago, 1973. A terrorist organization called CIA backed a fascist coup headed by Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, toppling the elected President of Chile, Salvador Allende. In course of the coup thousands of people were tortured, crippled or murdered, many times their families not knowing where they were buried. It left a country and especially its working class paralyzed and traumatized (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00kQorWVIsw). The aim of this terrorist action was to submit the country to Milton Friedman´s and the Chicago school of economics´ “cure” in order to unlash a completely unregulated type of capitalism. This kind of operation followed The Shock Doctrine which is so vividly described by Naomi Klein in her book bearing that very name.
“New Pearl Harbor”
Another terrorist attack of gigantic dimensions took place eleven years ago and officially took…
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