Trump Administration Mulls Attacking Venezuela

(ANTIWAR.COM) — On Wednesday, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted an “off-the-record” event during which a number of President Trump’s highest ranking advisers discussed the possibility of a US military attack on Venezuela.

This included a number of State Department and National Security Council officials, along with officials dispatched from Colombian and Brazilian embassies. Representatives of US-backed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido also took part.

Details of what was dismissed have not been disclosed, above and beyond the general possibility of the US attacking Venezuela, and the different options for ways the US could attack them going forward.

That the Trump Administration is considering attacking Venezuela as an option is no secret, as they tell reporters that much at seemingly every opportunity. That they are holding such events to discuss the details, however, suggest a US war may be closer than anyone realizes.

By Jason Ditz / Republished with permission / ANTIWAR.COM / Report a typo

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