Hawks And Doves in Argentina
Alain Rou~uik, in Etudes (Oct. 1977), 15 R& Monsieur. 75007 Paris, France.
When the military government of General Jorge Rafael Videla seized power in 1976 from President Isabel Peron, Argentinians faced both unbridled terrorism and an annual inflation rate as high as 480 percent. Videla moved quickly to crack down on terrorism. But according to Rouqui6, the terrorist threat is now being used chiefly as an excuse for continued civil repression.
Since the late 1960s, when the current wave of...