BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – U.S. National Security adviser John Bolton issued a stern warning this week to the countries that are viewed as obstacles to Washington’s influence in Latin America.

When asked by Newsweek radio host Hugh Hewitt about the arrival Russian, Chinese, and Iranian planes to support the government of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Bolton responded, “President Trump is determined not to see Venezuela fall under the sway of foreign powers.”

The national security adviser then discussed the Monroe Doctrine, which was established under the fifth U.S. President, James Monroe, in the early 19th century.

The Monroe Doctrine was used to curb European influence in the Americas and has been the foundation of much of Washington’s policies in Latin America.

“If the Monroe Doctrine fails, if China and Russia, along with Cuba, establish domination over Venezuela, I think American strategic interests will be harmed,” Bolton said. “And as I said at the beginning, the people of Venezuela will be trapped in this dictatorship. We are seeing here the palpable proof of eight years of Obama administration policy mistakes.”

Bolton said that the U.S. prefers a peaceful transition to power in Venezuela, despite his “all options on the table” comments.

“Look, our objective is a peaceful transition of power to Juan Guaidó and the opposition,” Bolton continued. “But let’s not forget we’ve got between 40,000 to 50,000 American citizens in Venezuela.”

“We’ve got countries, as you mentioned, Colombia and Brazil on the border with millions of Venezuelan refugees who have come across. We’ve got terrorist organizations like the ELN [National Liberation Army] and FARC [Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia] who threaten Colombia,” he said, adding that “we’re going to protect American national interest, and Maduro and his cronies ought to know that President Trump is very serious when he says all options are on the table.”

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Under that positive world law which serves justice only, both the American people and our whole HuRa have the duty to hang U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton and at least 10,000 of his top accomplices for war crimes. AFTOC = “After a Fair Trial, Of Course”. The U.S–Israeli Axis threatens to intensify its war of aggression against Venezuela out of sheer blood-lust. The global conspiracy currently fronted by Trump & Bibi has murdered a total of millions of victims in many ravaged countries and is therefore driven by desperation ever to keep up its slaughter with fresh prey, lest… Read more »

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Only make sure they hang high.

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From America-I agree with you – the corporate DC is nothing more than a nest of treasonous vipers – every single one of them. Legislation passed if any American would care to read it-strangles the Citizens of the United States and gives full power of America over to one foreign nation and that nation is Israel. I know I read the legislation and they are embedded into every fabric our society right down to our health and safety and energy laws.

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ROFL. All that is needed is SIMPLY to forbid the corporate funding of electoral campaigns, which, BTW, Bernie Sanders highly promoted while campaigning. Guess why such thing is seen as corruption in all democratic countries but USA? In 48 states, the main bi-partisan funders for ALL you end with in Congress are #1 Lockheed-Martin #2 Boeing #3 Raytheon 😁 This is how you end with 48 states led by the war party, no matter if you end with GOP or DEMs (if yer really a Yankee), then one of the few not corrupted representative ends being Tulsi 😁 And let… Read more »

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All you need to do is declare Dual Israeli citizens as foreign agents. Very simple.

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Hal Womack : you’ll end stating that Bolton, which is nothing else than an ADVISER, is not so influential as he may think he is, and that Trump is neither rabid nor a clown. Let me be clear : as for NoKo, there are no signs of military buld-up, although the deployment of 3 aircraft carriers added with F-35 in the region looked like it, but these were diplomatic instruments. Here, they’re neither deploying aircraft carriers, nor LHDs, nor troops, nor air-forces. Add to this : many are seriously mistaking themselves about US intentions in Syria : from 2011 to… Read more »

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Nope. Sorry Daeshbug, but we aren’t buying into your assumptions.

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Moron Bolton: “President Trump is determined not to see Venezuela fall under the sway of foreign powers.” Uh, moron Bolton, what do you think the United States is in Venezuela?

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The once anti colonial Monroe doctrine has become a colonial justification for the US Empire.

The US have acted against UN’s A/RES/2625(XXV) in Syria and plan the same in Venezuela.

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Mark my words : they plan NOTHING on Venezuela… Except… stopping to fund the opposition which actually costs big money to USA for long… Moreover, US have more serious stuff to do than to end with a Vietnam v2.0 in Venezuela which is half made of jungle. Exactly as I predicted nothing would happen with NoKo, so I do about Venezuela. In fact, was I Maduro, I’d give a phonecall to Trump and invite him to pay me a visit in Caracas. All that Maduro needs is sign a few contracts on heavy oil needed for plastics and the Yankees… Read more »

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not “tes” : “ties”

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Bolt-off is quite the jack-off! Go grab some big-a$$ b***s, since you don’t have any, and then head on down Venezuela way and see what you accomplish…paley-a*s gringo! Bring your friend Pompass too!

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Boltardo is type # Schizo.