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Even After Maduro's Departure, the Odds Will Be Against Venezuela

May 06, 2019

This piece has been updated.

Over the past several years, international commentators have repeatedly underestimated Nicolás Maduro, deriding his lack of charisma and doubting that he’d survive much longer as Venezuela's president. But with the support of the armed forces, the police and informal militias, Maduro's shrewd Machiavellian instincts have allowed him to remain in power...

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