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R\GE TWO BUE 109-2 109-9 ~
TARGETS IN MEMBER COUNTRIES Or "OPERATION CONDOR." CHILE IS THE
CENTER FOR "OPERA! ION OONDOR" AND IN ADD IT ION TO CHILE ITS MEMBERS
INCLUDE ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, PARAGUAY, AND URUGUAY. BRAZIL ALSO
HAS TENTATIVELY AGREED TO SUPPLY INTELLIGENCE INPUT FOR "OPERATION

CDNDOR." MEMBERS OF "OPERATION CO ID OR" SHOWING THE MOST ENTHUSIASM


TO DJ\TE HAVE BEEN ARGENT INA, URUGUAY AND CHILE.· THE LATTER THREE
OOUNTRIES HAVE ENGAGED IN JOINT OPERA! IONS, PRIMARILY IN ARGENT INA,
AGAn~sr THE TERRORISI TARGET. DURING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20,
1976:, THE[Dl~ECTOR OF THE ARGENTINE ARMY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE
TRAVIEl.ED TO SANT IAGO, CHILE, TO CONSlLT WITH HIS CHILEAN COUNTER-

lllR~IM RESPECT TO "OPERATION CONDOR." {.li. )-~ .


' A TnrRD AND MOST SECRET PHASE OF "OPER{TioN CONDOR"' INVOLVES

THE FORMAT ION OF SPECIAL TEAMS FROM MEMBER COUNTRIES WHO ARE TO
TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD TO OON-MEMBER COUNTRIES TO CARRY our
~NCTIONS UP TO ASSASSINATION AGAINSf TERRORISIS OR SUPPORTERS
OF T:ERRORISf ORGANIZATIONS FROM "OPERA! ION 00.NDOR" MEMBER COUNTRIES.

FDR EXAMPLE, SHOULD A TERRORIST OR A SUPPORTER OF A TERRORIST


CRGANIZAT ION FROM A MEMBER COUNTRY OF "OPERA! ION CONDOR" BE LOCATED
IN A EUROPEAN COUNTRY, A SPECIAL .TEAM FROM"OPERATION CONDOR"
(~)
~GE THREE BUE 109-2 109-9 ~
WOULD BE DISPATCHED TO LOCATE AND SIBVEIL THE 1 TARGET. WHEN THE
LOCATION AND SURVEILLANCE OPERATION HAS TERMINATED, A SECOND
TEAM FROM "OPERA! ION COIDOR" WOULD BE DISPATCHED TO CARRY OUT
THE ~1CTUAL SANCTION AGAINST THE TARGET. SPECIAL TEAMS WOULD BE
ISSUFD FALSE DOCUMENT AT ION FROM MEMBER COUNTRIES OF "OPERATION
CONDOR" AND MAY BE COMPOSED EXCLUSIVELY OF INDIVIDUALS FROM ONE
MEMBE:R NAT ION OF "OPERA! ION OOIDOR" OR MAY BE OOMPOSED
OF A MIXED GROUP FROM VARIOUS "OPERATION CONDOR" MEMBER NAT IONS.
TWO EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED FOR POSSIBLE
OPERt1TIONS UNDER THE THIRD PHASE OF "OPERATION CONDOR" WERE...._
FRA NG E AND PORT UGAL. (IJ..)
A SPECIAL TEAM HAS BEEN ORGANIZED{J!i ARGENT INA MADE U~ OF
MEMBERS OF THE ARGENTINE ARMY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE AND
THE STATE SECRETARIAT FOR INFORMATION cs.!iliJL~HICH ARE BEi NG
PREPt~RED FOR POSSIBLE FVf l.RE ACT ION UNDE~HIRD PHASE OF
"OPf:RATION CONDOR." ()(_)

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. A j_f{r~ ~
ADM I NISf RAT IVE - SOUR CE_ _I ?l?A~c-~~.!~9~=~<2iac=~ ~-~~~~-:~, WHO
IS A ME~!3_E~__ 9I THE AfWENTINE SPECIAL GROUP,' WHICH WILL POSSIBLY
11tRTJfCIPATE IN THE· THIRD PHASE OF "OPERATION CONDOR~
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C:OORD I NAT ED LOCALLY• C~,)
J[T SHOU.,D BE NOTED THAT NO INF'08MAT ION HAS BEEN DEVELOPED

INDICATING THAT SANCTIONS U~ER THE THIRD PHASE OF "OPERATION

CONDOR" HAVE BEEN FLANNED TO BE CARRIED OUT IN THE UNITED

SI'ATES; HOWEVER, IT IS NOT BEYOND THE REALM Or POSSIBILITY THAT

THE RECENT ASSASSINATION OF ORLANDO LET EL !ER IN WASHINGTON,

D. C. MAY HAVE BEEN CARRIED Ot.rr AS A THIRD PHASE ACT ION OF

"OPERATION CONDOR." AS NOTill ABOVE, INF'ORMATION AVAILABLE


TO THE SOIBCE INDICATES THAT PARTIClLAR EMPHASIS WAS Pl.ACED ON
1:"'·\
THE THIRD PHASE ACTIONS OF "OPERA! ION CONDOR" IN EUROPE, SPECIFICALLY

FRANCE AND PORTl.nAL. THIS OFFICE Wll.L REMAIN ALERT FOR ANY
INFORM AT ION IND !CAT ING THAT THE ASSASSINATION OF LET EL IER MAY BE

mRT OF "OPERATION CONDOR" ACTION. (4--)


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