Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Nicolas Maduro”

Trump’s Belligerent UN Speech

It was alarming to hear Trump speak in such stark, fanatical terms about international affairs.

Posted September 19th, 2017

The Consequences of Trump’s Venezuela Bluster

This episode is an important reminder of how unwelcome U.S. interference in the affairs of other nations usually is.

Posted September 11th, 2017

Trump’s ‘Monumentally Stupid’ Gift to Maduro

Trump has strengthened Maduro’s position domestically and internationally.

Posted August 21st, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s comment on Venezuela makes a bad situation worse. Michael Shifter calls …

Posted August 18th, 2017

Venezuela and the Virtue of Not Taking Sides

One could hardly ask for a clearer example of how taking sides in another country’s internal political upheaval can damage the cause it is supposed to help.

Posted August 16th, 2017

Trump’s Bluster Backfires Once Again

The reaction to Trump’s Venezuela rhetoric across the region has been swift and overwhelmingly negative.

Posted August 15th, 2017

Trump’s Reckless Venezuela Bluster

An armed U.S. intervention in Venezuela would be the worst possible response to the country’s serious crisis.

Posted August 14th, 2017

Venezuela and Our Stupid Obsession with U.S. ‘Leadership’

The U.S. should be willing to help its neighbors in our hemisphere when we can be reasonably sure that our help is wanted and constructive, but most of the time it is neither of those things.

Posted April 17th, 2017

Obama’s Venezuela Blunder

U.S. meddling in another country’s affairs backfires again.

Posted March 26th, 2015

The Futility of Sanctions, Venezuelan Edition

The Miami Herald‘s editorial in favor of sanctions on Venezuela concludes with …

Posted May 15th, 2014

The Dangers of Personalizing Foreign Policy

Nikolas Gvosdev discusses possible changes in U.S.-Venezuela relations in the wake of …

Posted March 8th, 2013