We'll Be Fine

"We'll Be Fine" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake featuring American rapper Birdman from his second studio album Take Care. It was to serve as the seventh single from the album, but its full release was cancelled, as was the official release of its music video, despite the trailer being released on January 15, 2012; the full video leaked the following year. A music video was filmed for the track by filmmaker Mikael Columbu; the video didn't come out so the visuals were scrapped. The video and post were deleted from Columbu's Vimeo channel and Drake's fan site. A 30-second trailer appeared online, however. On December 7, 2013, the video leaked online with different music playing on Columbu's website. After Take Care was released in the United States on November 15, 2011, "We'll Be Fine" managed to chart in the Top 100 based on digital sales alone. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

René Schneider

General René Schneider Chereau was the commander-in-chief of the Chilean Army at the time of the 1970 Chilean presidential election, when he was assassinated during a botched kidnapping attempt. He coined the doctrine of military-political mutual exclusivity that became known as the Schneider Doctrine, he was born in Concepción, Chile, as a descendant of ethnic German immigrants, joined the army in 1929. After a brilliant career, he was named Commander-in-Chief on October 27, 1969, by President Eduardo Frei Montalva, as a result of the Tacna agreement. Schneider had expressed firm opposition to the idea of preventing Allende's inauguration by means of a coup d'état. After the 1970 Chilean presidential election, a plot to kidnap Schneider was developed. "Neutralizing" Schneider became a key prerequisite for a military coup. The U. S. Central Intelligence Agency, who considered Schneider "a major stumbling block for military officers seeking to carry out a coup," supplied a group of Chilean officers led by General Camilo Valenzuela with "sterile" weapons for the operation, to be blamed on Allende supporters.

On October 16, 1970, based on an anonymous tip on Schneider's whereabouts, the first group attempted to kidnap him from his home. The tip turned out to be false as he had been on vacation since two days earlier and didn't return till the next day. On the evening of October 19, 1970, a second group of coup-plotters loyal to General Roberto Viaux, equipped with tear gas grenades attempted to grab Schneider as he left an official dinner; the attempt failed because he left in not the expected official vehicle. The failure produced an significant cable from CIA headquarters in Washington to the local station, asking for urgent action because "Headquarters must respond during morning 20 October to queries from high levels." Payments of $50,000 each to Viaux and his chief associate were authorised on the condition that they made another attempt. On October 22, 1970, the coup-plotters again attempted to kidnap Schneider, his official car was ambushed at a street intersection in the capital city of Santiago.

Schneider drew a gun to defend himself, was shot point-blank several times. According to a report by the Chilean military police, "five individuals, one of who, making use of a blunt instrument similar to a sledgehammer, broke the rear window and fired at General Schneider, striking him in the region of the spleen, in the left shoulder, in the left wrist." He was rushed to a military hospital, but the wounds proved fatal and he died three days on October 25. The attempt to kidnap him was because Schneider was the army Commander-in-Chief and considered a constitutionalist, which in practical terms meant that he would not support a coup; this incident and his death provoked national outrage, caused the citizens and the military to rally behind the just-elected Allende, ratified by the Chilean Congress on October 24. It helped to ensure an orderly transfer of power to Allende. Military courts in Chile found that Schneider's death was caused by two military groups, one led by Viaux and the other by General Camilo Valenzuela.

Viaux and Valenzuela were convicted of charges of conspiring to cause a coup, Viaux was convicted of kidnapping. The lawsuit asserted that the CIA had aided both groups, but the charges were never satisfactorily proven, with the expectation of tens of thousands of dollars and machine guns given to them by the CIA. Peter Kornbluh, director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project, asserts that CIA documents show "Viaux was not acting independently or unilaterally, but as a co-conspirator with Valenzuela..."On October 26, 1970, President Eduardo Frei Montalva named General Carlos Prats as Commander-in-Chief to replace Schneider. This happened at the same time that $35,000 was given by the CIA to the kidnappers "to keep the prior contact secret, maintain the goodwill of the group, for humanitarian reasons." On September 10, 2001 Schneider's family filed a suit against Henry Kissinger, accusing him of collaborating with Viaux in arranging for Schneider's murder. While declassified documents show the CIA, displeased with the socialist victory, had explored the idea of supporting Viaux in a coup attempt, they show that the agency decided on tracking down other members of the Chilean military, deciding that a Viaux coup would fail.

Viaux, acting on the advice of the CIA, teamed up with other coup plotters. CIA documents show unwavering support for Viaux's co-conspirator, Camilo Valenzuela, show a $50,000 payment to the kidnap team Viaux had hired. Documents written at the time of the assault on Schneider describe it as part of the "Valenzuela group coup plan." On October 15, 1970 Kissinger told U. S. President Richard Nixon that he had "turned off" plans to support Viaux, explaining that "Nothing could be worse than an abortive coup." The CIA claimed that no such "stand-down" order was received. The U. S. government claims it did not intend for Schneider to be only kidnapped. When Alexander Haig, Kissinger's aide, was asked "is kidnapping not a crime?" he replied "that depends." Such an argument would carry no weight in any court of law. Christopher Hitchens noted, he argued that, "under the law of every law-bound country, a crime committed in the pursuit of a kidnapping is thereby aggravated, not mitigated. You may not say, with a corpse at your feet,'I was only t