The Venezuelan government's biggest concern is not what the opposition might do next, but what its own armed forces are capable of.
This year will be the most difficult for Venezuela to weather since oil prices collapsed in 2014, dragging the country's economy down with them. In the face of troubles that seem to never end, the Venezuelan government has also fended off challenges from its political opponents by using offers of conciliation to drive a wedge between them. Caracas' biggest concern, however, is not what the opposition might do next, but what its own armed forces are capable of....
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