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Feb 23, 2018 0 Comments

The US and Colombia aren’t planning a military intervention in Venezuela, but is Maduro? Articles / Opinion Editorials, Publications

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

In an op-ed piece for CNN in Español, Joseph Humire discusses the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. He asks, what if the strategic objective isn’t to produce internal chaos, but to provoke an external conflict?

What role do Russia and Iran play?

And what does Plan Zamora have to do with the strategy?

Read the full article (in Spanish), here.


Joseph Humire escribe en una columna para CNN en Español en que él discute la situación en Venezuela. Él pregunta  “qué pasa si el objetivo estratégico de la propaganda del régimen venezolano ya no es distraer del caos interno sino provocar un conflicto externo?”

¿Qué tiene ver con Plan Zamora or Rusia y Irán?

Lee el artículo completo, aquí, para averiguarlo.

Feb 14, 2018 0 Comments

Iran, Russia, and China’s Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis Articles / Opinion Editorials, Publications

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

In the wake of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first visit to Latin America, where China and Russia were both mentioned, Joseph Humire remarks on these external influences within the country.

3149In an article for Gatestone Institute, he writes that China and Russia are the most visible actors in Venezuela, but Iran should not be ignored. Although the extent of Iran’s influence in Venezuela is debated, Humire says that “their primary role is preparing the Venezuelan battlefield through a range of operations in irregular warfare, using non-state actors and surrogates to gain influence over the population. [Irans’] influence is often not visible on the ground, but is felt through the repression anti-regime of protestors in 2017 and earlier.”

To read more on the Venezuelan crisis and its external actors, follow the link below.

 

Read the entire article at Gatestone Institute, here.