"Do you think the Venezuelan people are going to be helped by having Donald Trump, John Bolton, Mike Pence and Elliott Abrams intervene in their country, engineer regime change and then prop up whatever leader they like best?"
And in the long term, there is no recognition of what does this mean for the country in terms of its social fabric, its political culture and going forward, if there’s no negotiated agreement on that process.
Now, the ongoing coup attempt is escalating through a strategy of humanitarian intervention.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
“The United States has a long history of inappropriately intervening in Latin American countries. We must not go down that road again.”
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