Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013

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Unformatted text preview: à­vis Venezuela Morrissey 10(Ed Morrissey, Hot Air, Chavez dares Obama to cut diplomatic relations after rejecting envoy, http://hotair.com/archives/2010/12/29/chavez­dares­obama­to­cut­diplomatic­relations­after­rejecting­envoy/,PS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dared the United States to expel his ambassador or cut off diplomatic ties in retaliation for his rejection of Washington’s choice for ambassador to Caracas. Tensions have been growing over Chavez’s refusal to accept American diplomat Larry Palmer ¶ and also over U.S. criticisms of a legislative offensive by the president’s congressional allies. Lawmakers have granted Chavez APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV expanded powers to enact laws by decree for the next year and a half, a change that opponents condemn as antidemocratic. ¶ Chavez has said he will not accept Palmer to be ambassador due to comments he made earlier this year suggesting that morale is low in Venezuela’s military and that he is concerned Colombian rebels are finding refuge in Venezuela. …¶ “If the government is going to expel our ambassador the...
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