February 19, 2019 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Day: February 19, 2019

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Trump Hits Venezuela with More Sanctions as US Military Brings ‘Aid’

Caracas (VZA) – The Trump administration announced new sanctions Friday targeting five high-profile figures in the Venezuelan government and security services. The sanctioned officials are Manuel Quevedo, oil minister and president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, National Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN) Director Manuel Cristopher Figuera, SEBIN First Commissioner Hildemano Rodriguez, Military Counter-Intelligence chief Ivan Hernandez, and the […]

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Assad Warns Syria’s Kurds That US Will Not Protect Them

Damascus (MEE) – President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria’s Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw its troops. The US is set to pull out its soldiers from Syria after allied Kurdish-led forces capture the Islamic State (IS) group’s last holdout […]

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