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,ASIA TON STAR C7 STAT Approved For Release 2006/11/29: CIA-RDP88-0131.5 000400040001-6 1 S ~P 1074 g -grams, had over a period 61 draw applause with a long any direct part in the Chile .two,-days. heard. numerous.., denunciation of U. S_-op- . coup. "Wewere _lookingfor rass an Latin America . denials that the agency had to the ;CIA's covert-'pro' diminished since Cold War lughter... replied. days. One panelist. Nancy"Stem The symposium, devoted of the North American Con- Colby repeated' earlier THE REVELATION las week of some $11.million i CIA funds pumped int Chile to oppose depose president Salvador Allende produced many questions yesterday but produced new revelations. - .Rep. Michael Harrington D-Mass., who was inadvert ently responsible for th disclosure of secret Colby ,testimony on :the -Chile operation;. tried win .admission that Congress had been insufficiently briefed on the policy. It is "up to Congress to legislate the methods by which it tricks operations has'_ room rocscea with aerzsive oversees.the :CIA,- Colby ev . . o. e y sa t. abroad as a.useful -adjuncY of national,-policy But-he we can tell the .American . . , _,_ --__-. _e..c~_ .neonle an untruth," The J -.. ?,' It 1.JV.ti4J '.expo w., ? e tried to .justify operations.' phrase 'plausible' denial,' li e id "I d ' b Colb C lb i c p y newly constituted and large,. ret he said is LL as i...,.. use iV i e ity Studies :a - :: them a se- to kee and tr d f l cored y the to a brie" prepared -ment to ;:the panel,,,spon: them when'called"ta acs r nttnt rnihlaclo_ Tt a ill'mere? a e e questioners to trap him into.. with "nandestinntability of its rlnestina, nnera his questioners was virtual- when he heatedly denie ly never acknowledged, let the 20,000 Vietnamese killeaalone responded to, in the Phoenix program Panelists several times de- which he ran, were "mur nounced as "an outrageous dered" and denounced he lie," or "another lie" a applauding the assassins Colby assertion that torture. tion in Uruguay of U. S. for of Viet Cong was not U. -S. eign service officer Davi policy in the Phoenix pro- Mitrione -gram, or that U. S. military" attaches in Vietnam dou- bled as intelligence agents. ay' Colby seemed not to have During atwo-hour-ques-4?? heard, most-of the time. tioning session before' On the subject of.govern- largely hostile panel, Colby revealed n6i secrets ,'and `meet lying,_ Colby. asserted d ost bxi hi's` that the CIA, once obsessed v d friendly audience yester- d .people about them, " CIA The Central Intelligence Agency still performs clandestine operations. around the world but will no longer lie to the American d' Or%enness ges By Oswald Johnston Star-News Staff Writer criminality in the underd he admitted, thereby draw operations - .as illegal-, tional. yoked Calby's only show of- live laughter, ."in the 1976 THE INDIGNATION~of anger of the afternoon, elections there. 'v1ORUCDF Approved For Release 2006/11/29: CIA-RDP88-01315R000400040001-6