The U.S., Argentina, And The Dirty War
President Obama’s visit to Argentina coincides with the 40th anniversary of the military coup that kicked off the country’s “Dirty War.” It’s estimated 30,000 people died and thousands more were detained and tortured in the “Dirty War.”
President Obama brings to Argentina previously classified U.S documents on this period that are likely to reveal important details about command structures, clandestine operations, and human rights violations. It’s also anticipated the documents will reveal more about the US role in support of the “Dirty War.” The National Security Archive analyzes declassified documents.
We talk with them about the documents President Obama brings to Argentina.