Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: big boss of the devils"¶ Arrested a U.S. filmmaker (subsequently released) on spurious charges of espionage¶ Accused the United States of trying to assassinate Capriles and make it look like it was the government¶ Accused former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe of trying to assassinate Maduro¶ Accused the opposition of purchasing 18 U.S. warplanes to be based APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV in Colombia¶ Accused Salvadoran mercenaries of trying to kill Maduro¶ Denounced the Peruvian foreign minister for suggesting that Latin American countries could help mediate political tensions in Venezuela (the minister was forced to resign)¶ Accused CNN of fomenting a coup against his government¶ More closely aligned Venezuela with the Castros' Cuba than anything ever seen under Chávez¶ ¶ Not exactly what you would call a charm offensive.¶ Indeed, the only thing we have seen from the Maduro government since its tainted victory is an accelerated offensive to replace the Castro regime as the bully in the Latin American neighborhood, using threats both explicit and implicit...
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