Colonialism 2.0: How the US and UK Take What They Want from ‘Lesser Powers’

Colonialism 2.0: How the US and UK Take What They Want from ‘Lesser Powers’

There is an old joke which still has resonance. A child asks his parent, “Why are there pyramids in Egypt?” The parent answers, “Because they were too big to take to Britain.” Of course, many a true word is spoken in jest. Indeed, there is an apocryphal story that back in the day when Vladimir…

New Great Game: Can Venezuela Negotiate an End to Deadly US Sanctions?

New Great Game: Can Venezuela Negotiate an End to Deadly US Sanctions?

How the tables have turned. A high-level US delegation visited Venezuela on March 5, hoping to repair economic ties with Caracas. Venezuela, one of the world’s poorest countries partly due to US-Western sanctions is, for once, in the driving seat, capable of alleviating an impending US energy crisis if dialogue with Washington continues to move…

Would It Be a Betrayal of Venezuela’s Multipolar Principles to Sell Oil to the US?

Would It Be a Betrayal of Venezuela’s Multipolar Principles to Sell Oil to the US?

The Bolivarian Republic is a proudly sovereign nation that espouses the socialist principles of peace, brotherhood, and equitable development, but its ambitious vision has been hamstrung for years by the US’ Hybrid Warfare against it that’s plunged many of its people into poverty, among countless other strategic consequences. Reports have recently circulated that the US…

The Cruel Farce of U.S. Regime Change Policy in Venezuela

The Cruel Farce of U.S. Regime Change Policy in Venezuela

The Biden administration is continuing the farce that is our government’s regime change policy in Venezuela: The United States continues to recognize the authority of the democratically elected 2015 National Assembly as the last remaining democratic institution and Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president.  We welcome the agreement reached to extend the authority of the…

Your $1.7 Billion of Gold Is Now Ours, UK Tells Starving Venezuelans

Your $1.7 Billion of Gold Is Now Ours, UK Tells Starving Venezuelans

In its prolonged freezing of Venezuelan assets, the UK continues to withhold 31 tons of its gold stored at the Bank of England, with a new Supreme Court ruling supporting the seizure. The recent decision, CNN reported, “ruled that recognition of heads of state and government was solely the responsibility of the British government, which…