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Venezuela’s Transition Is Stalled, Not Derailed

May 20, 2019

After last month’s attempted uprising against his government, Nicolás Maduro’s continued hold on power in Venezuela has been read by many as a signal of strength. But there are more reasons to believe that the latest episode in the country’s crisis is just one of many zigzags common to political transitions, rather than a victory for the regime.

That’s because the latest events in Venezuela reaffirm that Maduro faces increasing friction within his governing coalition. As more of the ruling elite start to recognize...

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