EL SALVADOR: THE ROLE OF ROBERTO D'ABUISSON

Created: 3/4/1981

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

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EL SALVADOR: The Bole of Roberto D'Aubuisson

Army Major Roberto D'Aubuisson has been on articulate charismatic spokesman for the far right in El Salvador since ing Active service after the reformist coup onctober .rotege of "Chele" Kedrano, the ultra-rightistf the National Guard, D'Aubuisson has served as principal hn-an for wealthy landowners andoordinator ofing death siitiads that have murdered several thousand acted li-ftists and leftist sympathizers during the past year.

rel reckless, and publicly ospou dor's leftist ivo of the tra tects of harbn US last spring tion's policy D'Aubuisson tr and political conservative y

intelligent, D'Aubuisson is egocentric, perhaps mentally unstable. The philosophy he ses calls for the physical elimination of El Salva-opposi.tion, which he defines as anyone not support-ditional status quo. His hatred of those he sus-ring leftist sympathies motivated his visits touring which he condemned the Carter administra-toward El Salvador. After his US visa was cancelled avelcd throughout Latin America seeking military support for his Broad Nationalultra-roup of wealthy Salvadorans.

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