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Tue Oct 27, 2020, 12:12 PM

Our Military Is Up To Something In South America

With withering poll numbers and a flip of control of the Senate ever more likely, Donald Trump may be preparing to end Radical Republican rule with one last big bang—a war in South America.

For over a year now, our country has been quietly building forces near Venezuela, a nation with a leftist regime that this country has long sought to upend. Just last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took a whirlwind three-day tour of Venezuela’s neighboring countries:

Colombia, which is supporting Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido; oil-rich Suriname

English-speaking Guyana, where the U.S. military has been active for more than a year and the U.S. has encouraged a new right-wing government

And, most interestingly, an airbase in Brazil’s Amazonian province of Roraima, which borders Venezuela
Pompeo’s apparent objective: Get them to agree to an even greater U.S. military presence on their land and sea.

“The Trump administration and its Venezuelan and international allies have set the stage for an October surprise, a possible attack by the United States or one of its proxies designed to boost President Trump’s reelection,” wrote Leonardo Flores, a U.S. based anti-war activist from Venezuela, in September.

https://www.dcreport.org/2020/10/27/the-u-s-military-is-up-to-something-in-south-america/








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Tue Oct 27, 2020, 12:29 PM

1. Plans for a new, modern

Libertarian Utopia? That’s the ticket.

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Tue Oct 27, 2020, 12:54 PM

2. I have been wondering about what's happening down there for the last couple years.

Russia seemed TOO interested in Venezuela and Trump jumped right in, then you didn't hear much of anything. I have been more concerned about Russia, early on, but Trump isn't a lot different than Putin so it's a toss-up on who was planning to overtake them.

Knowing Pompeo spent any time at all down there is also scary.

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