A Bipartisan U.S. Approach On Venezuela Is Possible—and Necessary

By Mark Feierstein, Juan Cruz

Trump and Obama National Security Council appointees pitch a new strategy, together.

Despite divided government in Washington, there is ample room for bipartisan action on U.S. foreign policy. Countering China and buttressing Ukraine against Russia top the list, but the foremost opportunity for Republicans and Democrats to work together may be in Venezuela, where presidential elections next year offer the best chance in years for a democratic opening. U.S. policy in the Americas has often been characterized by bipartisanship. In recent decades, Democrats backed the George H.W. Bush Administration’s diplomatic efforts that helped end civil wars in Central America; the...

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