Russian President Vladimir Putin, front, and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro enter the hall during their meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Jan. 15, 2015. (AP/Pavel Golovkin)

Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War?

Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, there is new potential for the country’s massive reserves of oil to end up in Chinese and Russian hands. It is unlikely that the U.S. will allow this to occur, even if it means getting into yet another proxy conflict with those countries.