(Cross-posted from Veterans for Peace (VFP) Website)
A Message from VFP President Gerry Condon
Call for VFP Chapters to Organize February 23 Protests Against the U.S. Coup in Venezuela
Dear VFP Members and Friends,
The U.S.-orchestrated coup in Venezuela presents a great threat to the people of Venezuela and to all of Latin America, which apparently is still considered to be “our backyard” by the dinosaurs of U.S. imperialism. The possibility of direct military intervention leading to a long and bloody war is “on the table.”
Even as President Trump makes halting efforts to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Syria, his administration is doubling down on U.S. intervention in this hemisphere. National Security Adviser John Bolton is also promising to step up U.S. attacks against the progressive governments and people of Cuba and Nicaragua.
The Veterans For Peace statement calling for resistance to U.S. intervention in Venezuela, unanimously agreed…
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