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" For three decades the Guatemalan government has used terrorism to demobilize the population. Long before the term became common in the Southern Cone, desaparecido was a household word in Guatemala. In the early... "
Land, Power, and Poverty: Agrarian Transformation and Political Conflict in ... - Page 108
by Charles D. Brockett - 1998 - 270 pages
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Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

William Blum - Intervention (International law) - 2003 - 469 pages
...were those who doubted the wisdom of encouraging such measures in violence-prone Guatemala, but Webber was not among them. "That's the way this country is,"...they have including terror. And it must be met."' The last was for home consumption. There was never any comparison between the two sides as to the quantity...
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Political Movements and Violence in Central America

Charles D. Brockett - History - 2005 - 380 pages
...guerrillas or "potential" guerrillas, Col. John Webber replied: "That's the way this country is. ... The Communists are using everything they have, including terror. And it must be met" (Time 1968, 23). A few days before Webber's murder, "Miss Guatemala" of 1959 was kidnapped and killed. A...
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American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond

Michael Otterman - Civil rights - 2007 - 285 pages
...Rusk in 1962. According to Colonel John D.Weber, who oversaw counterinsurgency training in Guatemala, 'The communists are using everything they have including terror. And it must be met'. Dan Mitrione was a Johnny Appleseed of American DDD torture. Mitrione grew up in Richmond, Indiana,...
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