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Officials Say US Headed Toward Blockade Of Venezuela

An unnamed senior administration official says that the Trump Administration is seriously considering imposing a naval blockade on Venezuela, saying President Maduro has a “short window” to voluntarily resign before the US makes such a…

The Effects Of The Economic Blockade Of Venezuela

The U.S. has been pursuing a strategy of ‘regime change’ through destabilising Venezuela dating back to the early years of Hugo Chávez’s presidency. This led George W. Bush’s administration to support the failed coup d’état against Chávez…

Piling on Syria Sanctions Undermines Diplomacy

In the coming days and weeks, FCNL expects the House and the Senate to vote on two measures -- the Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act (H.R. 31) in the House and the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S. 1)…