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President Donald Trump late Monday signed an executive order imposing a harsh, Cuba-style economic embargo on Venezuela as part of Washington’s broad push to force leader Nicolás Maduro out of power.
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation ... 61902.html

The executive order signed Monday freezes all assets of President Nicolás Maduro’s government and bars transactions with it without specific exemptions, the first such action against a Western government in decades. The only other countries subject to such sanctions are North Korea, Iran, Syria and Cuba, according to The Wall Street Journal.
https://thehill.com/policy/internationa ... to-embargo

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vene ... SKCN1UR5QF

@Red_Army, I thought he'd let Venezuela be until after the election so he'd have a failed "socialist" state to scare independents with and throw in Sander's face. That was a no-brainer but Trump is a total fuckwit.
SaddamHuseinovic wrote:Any other president would invade them Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves, Iran uranium for 1000 Year of global demand.

Unusable oil reserves. That is the key point that people fail to grasp. They are not economically viable anymore.

If you want to make an argument then a proper one would be that US is actively destroying its oil competitors with US running out of local consumption capacity and needing to export now.

That argument I would at least be able to understand.

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