Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro


Venezuela Needs More Realism, Less Hubris from the United States

By Eric Farnsworth

The Biden administration must refine Washington’s strategy toward the 20-year-old dictatorship.

Will President Biden change policy on Venezuela The question — and presumed answer — moved enough votes in the 2020 US elections to turn Florida red But it was a conversation fraught with conjecture, cynicism and willful misinformation There is no sign the new team has any intention of reversing the Trump administration’s approach Still, based on shifting ground in Venezuela itself, it is time to review whether existing policies are working and, if not, to make adjustments The Biden administration takes office facing a newly-consolidated dictatorship in Venezuela and limited options...

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