In Venezuela, Negotiating With Maduro Is the Worst Option—and the Only Hope

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, March 12, 2020 (AP photo by Matias Delacroix).

Not ongoing everyone agrees negotiations and dialogue will solve Venezuela’s ongoing political, economic and humanitarian crises or create the conditions for a political transition. But whether they succeed or fail, they appear to be a necessary precondition for any solution to Venezuela’s ongoing crises to be found.

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