April 6, 2014
Venezuela's Best 'Anti-Coup' Medicine
Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald
The Associated Press
While Venezuela is not a conventional military government, it is certainly a militarized government, in which even civilians — like Maduro — dress up in military-looking uniforms. That does not justify a military coup to restore democratic freedoms — history has proven that there is no such thing as a “good” coup — but it should move the international community to support a negotiated solution to Venezuela’s crisis.