Mr. Guaido, watch your back. The new Russian presence in Venezuela is a personal hazard to your life. We can trace the roots of the hazard all the way back to Sergey Kirov, a prominent early Bolshevik. Edit 5/26/2019: See also Pussy Riot Member Verzilov, Poisoned? Botulin Toxin; A Gareth Williams Clue. Joseph Stalin said, … Continue reading Juan Guaido Watch Your Back; Trump says ‘Russia has to get out’ of Venezuela Part 2
(CNN) Trump says ‘Russia has to get out’ of Venezuela. and (CNBC) What next for Venezuela? Guaido calls for final push to oust Maduro after Trump reaffirms support. I’ve written extensively about revolution in Venezuela; see Venezuela articles. Now the natural course of events has been interrupted by the nascent military intervention of Russia, which … Continue reading Trump says ‘Russia has to get out’ of Venezuela
With background of abortive attempts at change of government by quasi-legal means, criteria for a successful revolution are discussed in (1/23/2019) Revolution in Venezuela, Redux, and (8/7/2017) Revolution in Venezuela. The missing element has been the lack of sanctuary in which to organize. Sanctuary can be geographic; urban as with the French and Russian revolutions, … Continue reading Venezuela on the Brink; the Aid Factor
I wouldn’t rule it out.
I wrote about this in August 2017, in Revolution in Venezuela. There have been previous signals, but none strong enough to counter the structural defect that has impeded revolution in Venezuela. The Caracas drone attack on Maduro was heralded as a serious challenge, yet no challenge to his power emerged. Between 1932 and 1944, there … Continue reading Revolution in Venezuela, Redux
On April 22, I wrote Two Candidates for Revolution: Venezuela and North Korea, in which I wrote, Venezuela is a good fit for existing theories of revolution. North Korea requires a novel approach. I will develop this in articles to be posted in a few days. With the recent events in Venezuela, it’s time to … Continue reading Revolution in Venezuela
Venezuela is a good fit for existing theories of revolution. North Korea requires a novel approach. I will develop this in articles to be posted in a few days.
But the future of Ivan Golunov is not bright. See Juan Guaido Watch Your Back; Trump says ‘Russia has to get out’ of Venezuela Part 2. The chance that Golunov will be mercifully allowed to live out his life are close to nil. While he has escaped a violent death in a Russian prison, three … Continue reading (CNN)Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist
(Reuters) Venezuela’s Guaido would probably accept U.S. military intervention if proposed: paper. Quoting, “If the Americans were to propose a military intervention I would probably accept it,” he said in an interview with Italian daily newspaper La Stampa. You’ve got your invitation.
(Stratfor) Libya: Russia, U.S. Will Not Support U.N. Security Council Draft Resolution Calling for Tripoli Cease-Fire. Quoting, Why It Matters: The U.S. decision not to support the resolution may indicate that Washington is considering shifting its stance toward supporting the Libyan National Army and its commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter [Haftar]. The shift has a … Continue reading U.S. Will Not Support U.N. Security Council Draft Resolution Calling for Tripoli Cease-Fire