Venezuela Could Force a Foreign Policy Reckoning for U.S. Progressives

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, and Rep. Ilhan Omar, center, walk down the House steps to take a group photograph of the House Democratic women members of the 116th Congress, Washington, Jan. 4, 2019 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, and Rep. Ilhan Omar, center, walk down the House steps to take a group photograph of the House Democratic women members of the 116th Congress, Washington, Jan. 4, 2019 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).
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The standoff pitting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against National Assembly leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president two weeks ago, continues to paralyze the country. It has also highlighted a political divide outside Venezuela—in particular in the U.S. between advocates and critics of the Trump administration’s pursuit of regime change in Caracas. That debate has broader implications for the formulation of a progressive foreign policy framework in the runup to the U.S. presidential election in 2020. After the U.S., joined by most of the governments of South America and Europe, recognized Guaido as the legitimate head of state, a […]

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