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WASHINGTON DAILY, NEWS Approved For Release 2005/01/12: CIA-RDP88-01315R00 AUG i 4 1b4 Con riesi : -Ong o{het factors that Country will,at last be isolated. F L By VIRGINIA PREWE,TT - have stiffened the Alessandri Chile's break of relations with government to break with Cas- Communist Cuba is a signal tro is the Chilean Army's deter- victory for the Organization of mination not to see their, coun- American States and for the try go down the drain like Cuba. anti-communist forces in Chile. To break with Castro, Sr. Ales- It amply repays those U. S. sandri threw clown the gauntlet an international trouble- police-makers, sparked by Pres- making apparatus that time end ident Johnson's firm approach m and again has shaken Latin Ameri- to foreign policy, who refused can governments. He had to be to weaken the formula pressed very sure of his military and for by the anti-totalitarian mem- police backing to do it. 'bens of the OAS at the recent Sr. Alessandri also reportedly meeting here in Washington on believed it was better to have Cuban santions. The victory the upsets, iL any, over the should bury forever the shib- break in rel:r`tions to come be-- boleth that "unanimity" is an fore the Selit. 4 elections. He over-riding necessity in OAS de- figured that extremist riots or cisions. strikes would favor, not injure, The reasons for the Chilean the chances that Chile's anti- action are many. Perhaps most communist ticket will win on basic is the new feeling that Sept. 4. the tide of extreme leftism is Another factor counting in the no longer the irresistible force balance is Chile's traditional in Latin America. 'legalism'. Chile's position in News from Chile discloses the opposing the OAS call for a I backers of Sen. Eduardo Frei, mandatory break was legalistic. the anti-communist liberal can- But now that the mandate has didate for president in the.Sept. been voted, Chileans are 'obey- 4 elections, are beginning to he- ing the law.' lieve their man will wit. over They lave more than one rea- the communist-socialist candi- son for doing so. One is a bor- date. Sen. Salvador Allende. der dispute with Bolivia that Several public opinion polls, has flared up distressingly in :even one in rural districts, now the past two years. Another is a point to a victory for Sr. Frei. .long-time border quarrel with Whether the samplings are re- Argentina. At any time, Chile liable or not is impossible to may have to appeal to the OAS say, but they are giving the in these disputes. anti-communist f o r c e s new Chile's action will undoubted- heart. ly influence Bolivia to follow Sr. Uruguay, we hear, will . Frei's backers are well also once the creaky machinery organized and are working of their executive branch, run hard. They are finding com- fort in Sr. nine `presidents', can get . Frei's :popularity moving. amorg women, who have a very This will leave Mexico, the large vote and who oppose fourth holdout in interesting atheistic communism. , an t A position. The great isolationist Approved For Release 2005/01/12 : CIA-RDP88-01315R00040013,0048'-5 061.30048-5 C'c- 1:015