For Venezuelans, State-Enforced Self-Isolation Is Nothing New
Nicolás Maduro’s undemocratic regime has cut Venezuela off from the outside world for years, destroying the economy and depleting the health care system.
Maduro Is Playing a Dangerous Game on the Colombian Border
Tensions and lawlessness could spiral into armed conflict.
‘We Are Going to Continue to Fight’
Venezuela’s would-be president, Juan Guaidó, says he’s confident ahead of a new round of talks with the Maduro government.
Trump Should Not Forget Venezuela
Even with the eyes of the world elsewhere, here’s how Trump can keep up pressure on Maduro.
Venezuelan Democracy Was Strangled by Cuba
Decades of infiltration helped ruin a once-prosperous nation.
Venezuela Is at a ‘Tipping Point’
The former head of U.S. Southern Command says, despite the failed uprising, Maduro’s regime is crumbling.
Guaidó Is Stumbling Toward a Coup
Naunihal Singh, an expert on military takeovers, addresses what to watch as Venezuela's would-be president attempts to oust Maduro.
Guaidó’s Make or Break Moment
Calling for the final phase of the revolution was the Venezuelan opposition leader’s boldest move yet, and the outcome will show whether his protest still has legs.
Juan Guaidó Calls Venezuelans to the Streets
A transcript of the opposition leader’s remarks from La Carlota Air Base.
What’s Good for Maduro Is Bad for Chavismo
The more atrocities Venezuela’s dictator commits, the less likely his regime is to survive him.
There Is Still a Way Out of Venezuela’s Stalemate
Both sides should heed the lessons of negotiated transitions in Chile and South Africa to forge a peaceful path to democracy.
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The U.S. State Department ramps up its fight against foreign propaganda, and international support is waning for the Venezuelan president.
Maduro vs. Guaidó: A Global Scorecard
Support is waning for the Venezuelan president, but he still has Russia and China on his side.
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Inside the U.S. decision to get behind Congo’s election and how the United States failed Afghan women.
Trump Should Put the Safety of American Diplomats First
By failing to prioritize the security of U.S. officials in Venezuela, the White House bungled what could have been a rare foreign-policy success.
What’s Next for Venezuela?
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself president. But even if he succeeds in restoring democracy, the hard part is just beginning.