Venezuelan Military Vows to Defend Country Against TIAR
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-17
Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López gave a press conference Tuesday where he condemned those threatening to apply the so-called Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) against the sovereignty of the Venezuelan people. | RELATED: | Cuba, Uruguay, Nicaragua Reject TIAR Treaty Against Venezuela | "The application of an interventionist, colonialist, and imperialist instrument in the 21st century, trying to create a state of war in Venezuela, based on absurd maneuvers and the use…
Exit John Bolton, But Will That Mean An End To His Failed Foreign Policy?
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-12
Leon Neal, Getty Images Many who oppose the aggressive foreign policy of the United States under President Donald Trump, which has resulted in record numbers of bombs dropped, regime change operations against Venezuela, Nicaragua, Iran and Hong Kong, the abusive use of unilateral coercive measures (sanctions) and record military budgets, cheered when uber-hawk, John Bolton …
Will U.S. & Iran Resume Talks After John "Bomb Iran" Bolton Is Ousted as National Security Adviser?
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-12
President Trump has ousted John Bolton, becoming the third national security adviser to be ousted by Trump so far. Bolton has long been a fierce critic of diplomacy. He had strongly pushed for Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. He also opposed negotiations with North Korea, as well as the Taliban in Afghanistan. And he was a key supporter of the attempted U.S.-backed coup in Venezuela and an advocate of regime change in Cuba and Nicaragua. Trump is expected to announce a replacement next week. We speak with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and a member of the national board of J…