Dirty War

Period of state terrorism in Argentina from 1974 to 1983

The Dirty War is the name used by the military junta or civic-military dictatorship of Argentina for the period of United States-backed state terrorism in Argentina from 1974 to 1983 as a part of Operation Condor, during which military and security forces and right-wing death squads in the form of the Argentine Anticommunist Alliance hunted down any political dissidents and anyone believed to be associated with socialism, left-wing Peronism or the Montoneros movement.

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The U.S. government has released a final tranche of classified documents on human rights abuses in Argentina related the country's 1976-83 "Dirty War," the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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