I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.

(Henry Kissingger, US Secretary of State, prior to the Chilean military coup of September 11, 1973)

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