Operation Condor Research Paper

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When the Cold War began, many countries started to immediately take sides, either with the Soviets, or with the U.S. Even though it started in Europe and Asia, the Cold War eventually reached Latin America. In 1975, right-wing dictatorships of Latin America, (mainly Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Bolivia), joined forces in a campaign to eradicate communist ideas, and Soviet influence. They were Technically and militarily supported by the U.S until 1978. Of course, even though the U.S was supporting dictators, it was far more important to stop the evil Communists! this terrorizing campaign was known as Operation Condor. As a part of Operation Condor, the Dirty War occurred in Argentina. However, no one knows exactly when
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