U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), escorts Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque at the command’s headquarters in Doral, Fla., July 14. Photo | SOUTHCOM
Target: Venezuela

Colombia’s New Right-Wing President Raises Risk of US-Led War With Venezuela

As the U.S. seeks to topple the elected government of Venezuela, few doubt that Colombia’s President Duque and the regional elites standing behind him will prove extremely loyal to their traditional masters in Washington.