ARGENTINA: The Expected Plot

That there would be a rebellion against Argentina's military government was an open secret, and it was awaited with grim relish by the ardent young officers who fought in last September's revolution to bring down Dictator Juan Peron. They and their leader and hero, Admiral Isaac Rojas, itched to inflict a lesson in hot lead on the endlessly plotting Peronista party chiefs, labor leaders and pro-Perón officers cashiered by the revolutionary government. As luck would have it, when the plot popped this week, hard-boiled Vice President Rojas was in top command of the armed forces while amiable President Pedro...

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