As President Barack Obama vows to continue military strikes against al-Qaeda and other Islamic terrorist groups, he is coming under renewed pressure to take action against the U.S.-run School of the Americas, which has long been accused of spreading state terrorism across Latin America.
Former Chilean political prisoner Pablo Ruiz is among a group of Latin Americans who say they were tortured and otherwise abused by graduates of the school and who have traveled to Washington to demand that the new U.S. President shut down the school.
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Ruiz and the others argue that School of the Americas is a terrorist training camp financed with U.S. tax dollars.
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