The US Tried to Isolate Venezuela. It has Only Isolated Itself

I’ve been saying for awhile that the USA has sanctions on so many other countries (Israel and Saudi Arabia excepted of course) that at some point it’s only going to wind up turning itself into a pariah state.

Journal of People

by Alan MacLeod

Venezuelanalysis | M

Donald Trump addresses a a Florida audience on February 18, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)
Donald Trump addresses a a Florida audience on February 18, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

It is no secret that the United States has long been plotting regime change in Venezuela. For over 18 months President Trump has been publicly floating a military invasion of the country. At a speech in Florida President Trump recently announced “the days of socialism and communism are numbered in Venezuela” ominously stating “one day soon we are going to see what the people will do in Caracas.” Vice President Mike Pence declared President Nicolas Maduro a “dictator” and reiterated that self-declared president Juan Guaidó had the “unwavering support” of the American people. In an attempt to destroy the economy and force Maduro out of power, the US has leveled multiple rounds of punishing (and illegal) sanctions on the country, and encouraged and intimidated others…

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One comment

  1. Stan,
    The US has been out of control for a long time. The Trump/Bolton/Pompeo team is drowning in hubris and doesn’t even recognize it. How many enemies do we need to bring this circus tent down on our heads? At least the rest of the world is waking up.

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