>>You forget one important difference: Pinochet was an *ally* of US
>>imperialism, while Noriega and Hussein had conflicts with it.
>Wrong: all were allies, until they were no longer useful. Then they
>were dealt with like any other small time hood that crossed the Don...
Not Pinochet. He is still a very powerful and feared figure in Chile and has not had any differences with the US or any other major power that I know of (correct me if I'm wrong). Hussein at least fired a few Scud missiles against the US watchdog #1 in the Middle East...
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