dirty war

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an offensive conducted by secret police or the military of a regime against revolutionary and terrorist insurgents and marked by the use of kidnapping and torture and murder with civilians often being the victims

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But if this intellectual apparatus in the architects and henchmen of the Argentine Dirty War was the same as that which impelled the "l-bird Reich, why was there no campaign of extermination against Jews in Argentina in the late seventies and early eighties?