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Trump issues vague military threat to Venezuela, Caracas call out his ‘craziness’

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 7 mentions • 2 months ago

thinkprogress.org 2 months ago

 
In a strange parallel with his tactics in dealing with North Korea, President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military action in Venezuela, intervening in the country’s political crisis, Reuters reports. Of course, unlike North Korea, which has been test firing ballistic missiles, Venezuela in no way poses a threat to the United States. Still, as with North Korea (to which Trump issued the “locked and loaded” threat on the same day) the president jumped from sanctions to military threats when on Friday he said that the United States has “many options for Venezuela, including a military option, if necessary.” He ...
 
 
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