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You probably meant Pinochet instead of Salvador Allende

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Submitted by Shishir (United States), Jul 10, 2013 at 01:22

You speculated optimistically if Sisi would be similar to Allende who initiated free market reforms. Actually Allende was the socialist President of Chile who was deposed by the more free market Pinochet.

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You are right that I confused the two names. Thank you for pointing this out.

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