Desperate for red herrings and issues to change the subject of our president’s involvement with Russia, the pending sword swinging over the heads at the White House wielded by special investigators, and last but not least the raging chaos over racism and white supremacy—now the administration has raised the good old topic of raiding South America.
Venezuela has long been a target for United States attention…OIL…is the reason. Human rights and that kind of stuff is always secondary.
The Venezuelan government has the support of Bolivia, Cuba, China and Russia, among others. Colombia…no. This is not an exhaustive list….
The main reason these countries do not want us down there snooping around (as if the CIA et al have been ignoring the southern hemisphere.
Here’s a couple of research points:
Organization of American States (OAS)
Council of the Americas
Summit of the Americas
It appears that the same old-same old — favorite whipping-boy is any country in Latin America— and Venezuela has been the target of our government for years through several administrations. Trump didn’t invent the problem, but his administration obviously intends to make Venezuela a very good target to get attention off of the Russians et al, and the pending explosion in our government.
Please don’t everybody jump on the bandwagon. Misinformation is the bread-n-butter of foreign relations.
There will be floods of misinformation coming out of Venezuela!
(…to be continued)