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Update on Crisis in Venezuela: Grounds for Optimism?

April 16, 2019

Episode Notes:

The Venezuelan crisis rolls on as Russia, Cuba, and China continue their commitment to bolster the Maduro presidency and the U.S. considers its non-kinetic military options.

Dr. Fabiana Sofia Perera, Assistant Research Fellow at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, joins the Warcast to discuss the situation and how to best plan for what's to come. (~11 minutes)

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this episode do not necessarily reflect those of the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University, or the U.S. Government.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:56 ] How secure is Maduro versus Guaido
[ 2:08 ] Two million+ Venezuelan volunteer corps
[ 3:50 ] Russian, Cuban, and Chinese involvement
[ 6:06 ] U.S. military options and involvement
[ 8:13 ] How to prepare for the next phase

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