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Friday, August 10, 1973


Page Five

Friday, August 10, 1973 THE SUMMER DAILY Page Five

Military neutrality
By PHIL NEWSOM ue to hold the confidence of both Y
UPI Foreign News Analyst sides.
As Chile hovers on the brink The Army joins the political
of civil war, the traditional neu- center in its hopes that violence
trality of its armed forces is will be avoided.
undergoing its severest test. It opposes both the demands
Eiecofthe strain is seen for a 'popular dictatorship" by
Evidence of tains see he radical Movement of Revolu f
is a reported plot against I h e tionary Left and the conspiracies
Marxist regime of President Sal-
of the rightist "Patria y Liber-
vador Allende involving some tad."
crew members of two warships
and in the abortive coup on June THE DIFFICULTIES facing the
29 by part of an armored regi- Allende regime arise from the
ment. same issues that brought about
BUT THE outbreaks have been last October's crisis and h a v e
small and so far easily contained intensified as Allende has press
It i esecillynoteorty Ih a ed his efforts to impose social-
It is especially noteworthy t h a t ism on a highly individualistic -. ,4 ,
despite the polarization which is ntmonahgl niiulsi
dividing the country between the nation. President Alk
extremes of right and left, it Incidents of terrorism have be-
is the armed forces which contin- come daily occurrences. tary to the

tested in
A strike of 50,000 truck owners,
joined by increasing numbers of
taxi and bus drivers and by pro-
fessional groups including doct-
ors, lawyers'and teachers, is iso-
lating Chile's cities and cutting
heavily into essential supplies.
SANTIAGO, t h e capital, is
said to be receiving only 30 per
cent o fits normal supplies of
food, gasoline and kerosene.
THE STRIKING truck owners
accuse the government of failing
to live up to last fall's agreement
to make available new trucks and
,s .- spare parts, and say the govern-
ment is trying to set up a parallel
organization to compete with
de: I their National Confederation of
Truck Owners.
esCue It was a truck owner's strke

that touched off last October's
crisis and nearly toppled the gov-
This time they appear deter-
mined to finish the job.
lende has placed the military in
charge of police in Santiago, Val-
paraiso and Atcama provinces
but until Wednesday had resist-
ed demands that he name a cabi-
net including military men.
This was the device by which
he saved himself in last year's
crisis and was the main issue
in the breakdown of talks with
his chief opposition, the Christian
Democrats, seeking a solution to
the present crisis.


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