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John Dinges
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John Dinges is co-director of the Center for Investigative Reporting and Information (CIPER) in Santiago, Chile, and professor of journalism at Columbia University. He is a former managing editor and international editor of NPR News. He reported from Chile and Central America for The Washington Post and other publications. His most recent book is The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents (The New Press 2005).

He can be reached at jcd35 AT columbia.edu

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McCain's Private Visit With Chilean Dictator Pinochet Revealed For First Time

Posted October 24, 2008 | 01:54:24 (EST)

John McCain, who has harshly criticized the idea of sitting down with dictators without pre-conditions, appears to have done just that. In 1985, McCain traveled to Chile for a friendly meeting with Chile's military ruler, General Augusto Pinochet, one of the world's most notorious violators of human rights credited with...

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