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Trouble Awaits Any Military Intervention in Venezuela

Jan 25, 2019 | 22:52 GMT
Military troops during a ceremony at the Fuerte Tiuna Military Complex in Caracas on Jan. 10.

Military troops are seen during a ceremony at the Fuerte Tiuna Military Complex in Caracas on Jan. 10. Venezuela's military could rapidly circle its wagons against any external intervention.

(FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)

With the United States and much of Latin America recognizing Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president -- declaring President Nicolas Maduro's government as "illegitimate" in the process -- it appears that the country is heading toward a chaotic, violent transition of power. As the stakes rise, so does...

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