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  title={CIA Intervention in Chile and the Fall of the Allende Government in 1973},
  author={Zakia Shiraz},
  journal={Journal of American Studies},
  pages={603 - 613}
  • Z. Shiraz
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Political Science
  • Journal of American Studies
Since 1947, US foreign policy and the CIA have been inextricably intertwined. This is partly because of the heightened use of covert action during the Cold War, which at times resulted in very public ‘‘bungled ’’ interventions, the most obvious example being the Bay of Pigs fiasco. Intervention is always hard to hide and the Cold War saw the execution of more than two hundred American covert actions, ranging from large-scale paramilitary operations and secret wars to more discreet economic and… 

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