ARGENTINA: Edging Closer to Open Chaos

More than 2,200 people have died in political violence and scores of others have been abducted by hooded terrorists since President Isabel Peron took office 20 months ago. But last week the violence took a new and ominous turn. A bomb exploded at the army headquarters in Buenos Aires, injuring 28 (including four colonels), killing a passing civilian truck driver, destroying a dozen vehicles, and even shattering windows more than 300 yards away in La Casa Rosada, the presidential palace. The left-wing Montonero guerrillas claimed responsibility for the blast, which seemed to...

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