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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has named a hawkish former Republican official to handle US policy toward Venezuela.
The appointment of Elliot Abrams follows the Trump administration’s decision this week to recognize the leader of Venezuela’s parliament as the country’s legitimate leader and call for President Nicolas Maduro to step down.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
Iran says it’s been holding a US Navy veteran for 6 months over ‘private complaint’Private military contractors linked to Russia are reportedly in Venezuela to protect MaduroThe Navy is denying $963 billion in claims by veterans and their families who were exposed to contaminated water on base
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