Category - Trump’s Western Wemisphere Policy

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Trump’s Preference for Use of Military Intervention Subverts Diplomacy and Threatens Venezuela

Trump’s Preference for Use of Military Intervention Subverts Diplomacy and Threatens Venezuela Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (08 July 2018) — The recent baring of a not so unexpected truth by media sources that the U.S. president gave serious thought in August 2017 to invading Venezuela early in his presidency is further confirmation that President Donald Trump’s foreign policy is defined more by the reckless use of U.S. military power rather than utilizing diplomacy to resolve...

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Cuba and Venezuela in Trump’s Cross-Hairs

Cuba and Venezuela in Trump’s Cross-Hairs Ambassador Curtis A. Ward Characterizing Cuba and Venezuela as “communist and socialist dictatorships,” against which sanctions have been imposed, in his State of the Union address 30 January 2018 should come as no surprise to anyone tracking President Donald Trump’s prior statements and actions towards these two countries. President Trump’s targeting of Cuba and Venezuela carries out promises he made repeatedly to supporters during his...