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USA | Trump Versus the Venezuelan Revolution

by Shamus Cooke

Trump’s threats against Venezuela escalated recently from the economic to the military: after announcing sanctions he threatened that all military options were “on the table.” Trump’s actions were perfectly timed to lend support to the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, whose ongoing violent rebellion aims to topple the government of democratically elected President Nicolas Maduro.

Color Revolutions As Weapons Of Mass Destruction

by S.V. Siparov

War is a means of imposing one’s will on another state with help of weapons and murder of people. Its objectives are political and economic advantages that the aggressor state acquires in case of victory. In particular, economic benefits include seizure of territories and minerals, as well as of production and working-age population. Political advantages ensure the legality of economic capture and formalize the result in a socially acceptable form through the media within the country and through diplomatic efforts in the international community.