An anti-government protester holds a shield brandished with photos of President Nicolas Maduro, government officials and a gun sight, during clashes with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, July 22, 2017. Fernando Llano | AP

Omnibus Defense Bill Puts Venezuela In US Military Cross Hairs

The plan for U.S. military intervention in Venezuela is no longer a neoconservative fantasy, but a carefully crafted contingency plan going through the stages that often precede U.S. “humanitarian” interventions.