Obama’s Opportunity in Venezuela

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The so-called Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has been on life support since Hugo Chavez was taken off it. The ugly, prolonged death of the “Bolivarian Revolution” hasn’t been a pretty…
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Chavismo’s Last Gasp?

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Back in 2009, the Venezuelan dissident blogger Daniel Duquenal purchased a bottle of what he described as “semi-cheap” Chilean champagne.  Last night, he finally got an opportunity to pop the…
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Venezuela on the Brink

While the rest of the world is coming to terms, in differing ways, with the Obama administration’s commitment to a weaker, humbler United States taking its place upon the global…
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Hugo Chavez, One Year On

 Today marks the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death, and the world’s tyrants are mourning appropriately. The Russian President Vladimir Putin took a short break from invading Ukraine to send…
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Do Turks Want Democracy?

While some statesmen believe it is sophisticated to downplay the imperatives of freedom and liberty, across the globe ordinary people are proving them wrong. Ukrainians refused to accede to now…
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