Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Chilean General Augusto Pinochet in an undated file photo.

‘My father lost his life through a bombing, by agents of a man who Henry Kissinger supported’


Forty years ago, Orlando Letelier, a former Chilean diplomat, and, Ronni Moffitt, his assistant, were killed when a bomb taped beneath their vehicle detonated. Francisco Letelier, the diplomat’s son, revisits the murder on Washington’s Embassy Row.

A man waves a Turkish flag at Taksim Square in Istanbul on July 16 after a coup attempt.

My local grocer knew the Turkish coup would fail. He’s seen successful coups before.

Global Politics
The World

A Yemeni watches from afar — again — as his country erupts in chaos

The former president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara

Burkina Faso’s protests broke 27 years of fear and silence

Global Politics
Brazil's Defense Minister Celso Amorim has agreed to investigate military facilities thought to have been the sites of torture during the country's dictatorship.

Brazil’s generals have never permitted this before

Conflict & Justice