Argentina begins an historical reckoning

A powerful piece of investigative journalism by Sydney-based journalist and academic Antonio Castillo on Argentina’s attempts to hold those to account who led the Dirty War in the 1970s and beyond. A previous “war on terror”, backed by Washington.

It’s curious to consider; many nations around the globe are slowly but surely trying to examine their past, the complicity, the torture and the pain. And yet many Western nations, including America and Australia, rarely if ever seriously look back at the failed horrors and their support for dictators in every corner of the globe.

We are yet to reach maturity.