Republished with permission of Al Jazeera © 2019 One month on from Juan Guaidó’s decision to declare himself acting president of Venezuela in parallel to President Nicolás Maduro, the country remains in a… Continue reading "Misjudging the military: Guaidó, Trump, and the long shadow of Venezuela’s civil-military alliance"
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Republished courtesy of Al Jazeera. If Venezuela’s opposition really wants to remove Nicolas Maduro, it must unite behind renegade candidate Henri Falcon. Can anyone win in an illegitimate election? This… Continue reading "The only thing keeping Venezuela’s Maduro in power is the opposition"
Republished courtesy of The Guardian. The inspirational successes of early Chavismo may have blinded broadly pro-Chávez academics like me to later failings and excesses, but the democratic slide under Maduro has been… Continue reading "What the left must learn from Maduro’s failures in Venezuela"