That one time the United States considered asylum for the fascistic dictator that we put in place through an openly financed U.S. backed coup d’état to explicitly eradicate the democratically elected Marxist president of Chile, Salvador Allende, and the left as a whole pushing more radical demands.
“The government of Ronald Reagan was so worried that leftwing opposition to General Augusto Pinochet might erupt into open civil war that in 1986 the US government considered offering political asylum to the Chilean dictator.”
“Reagan admired Pinochet and wanted to go to Chile to personally thank him for ‘saving Chile’ and tell him [Pinochet] that ‘it was time to go’,” Kornbluh said, citing declassified White House records. “But George Shultz [then secretary of state] said absolutely not. Pinochet had too much blood on his hands.” – Source: Guardian
As well the U.S. honestly has covered the tracts, hid, and employed more Nazi’s then one may have thought. For some time, various positions of academia, the scientific, and intelligence communities in the United States had been safe havens for former Nazis. Still, these institutions cover up the tracts of many war criminals today.
The report catalogs both the successes and failures of the band of lawyers, historians and investigators at the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations, which was created in 1979 to deport Nazis.
Perhaps the report’s most damning disclosures come in assessing the Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement with Nazi émigrés. Scholars and previous government reports had acknowledged the C.I.A.’s use of Nazis for postwar intelligence purposes. But this report goes further in documenting the level of American complicity and deception in such operations.” – Nazi’s given ‘safe haven’ in US, report says, NYTimes article.