Goodbye War on Terror, Hello China and Russia
John Bolton announced that the US will freeze Venezuelan assets and block oil payments for Venezuelan oil imports to the US. This would not only be illegal, but would also be yet another crippling blow to the country, says Mark Weisbrot #VenezuelaCoup https://t.co/wg5wB9SWEp
— The Real News (@TheRealNews) February 2, 2019
Guiado’s constitutional claim to the presidency of Venezuela was a scheme cooked up in collusion with Washington, made in the USA, with Secretary of State Pompeo, John Bolton and Sen. Marco Rubio signing on, and President Trump signing off. This was Plan A.
But if Plan A does not succeed, and Maduro, with America’s prestige on the line, defies our demand that he yield, what do we do then? What is Plan B?
“Assad must go!” said Barack Obama. Well, Assad is still there — and Obama is gone.
This week, the Trump Administration took actions to support the people of #Venezuela, @SecPompeo announced U.S. intent to suspend obligations under the #INFTreaty. More: https://t.co/G5qMVOgDRG pic.twitter.com/tqQQNmBKbX
— Department of State (@StateDept) February 2, 2019