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November 21, 1999 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton acknowledged on Saturday the U.S. government's support for the widely despised military junta that ruled Greece more than 25 years ago, but he stopped short of apologizing outright for Washington's letting Cold War concerns obscure a moral obligation to oppose a dictatorship. The support that the American government gave to the regime of the colonels from 1967 to 1974 has shadowed U.S.-Greek relations ever since and has compounded the difficulty of U.S.
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November 21, 1999 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton acknowledged on Saturday the U.S. government's support for the widely despised military junta that ruled Greece more than 25 years ago, but he stopped short of apologizing outright for Washington's letting Cold War concerns obscure a moral obligation to oppose a dictatorship. The support that the American government gave to the regime of the colonels from 1967 to 1974 has shadowed U.S.-Greek relations ever since and has compounded the difficulty of U.S.
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