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2006-03-12 Caribbean-Latin America
Conflict brewing between The Dutch and Venezuela?
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Posted by Wheting Whomose9658 2006-03-12 15:01|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6507 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Hugo is definately crazy, but I really don't see him being stupid enough to attack the possessions of any country that's a member of NATO, silly as NATO is now. While the rest of NATO would not honor their treaty obligations, the US and the UK would, which is more than enough to stomp Hugo into a nasty red paste.
Posted by Silentbrick">Silentbrick  2006-03-12 15:27||   2006-03-12 15:27|| Front Page Top

#2 Actually, I do believe Hugo is not only crazy but calculated. He is a Western Hemisphere ally to Iran, who would like nothing more than to see the focus moved off of Iranian nukes and Lebanon and on to a confrontation of his own making.
Posted by Captain America 2006-03-12 17:28||   2006-03-12 17:28|| Front Page Top

#3 blockade of Venezuela would be only slightly less difficult than killing him and taking teh oil
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-03-12 17:48||   2006-03-12 17:48|| Front Page Top

#4 More beach babes, barbecues, and coconut beers-rum to be saved by the Marines. MacArthur would be already be nation-building while Congressional pols still discuss whether to invade.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2006-03-12 20:54||   2006-03-12 20:54|| Front Page Top

#5 Captain America's take makes sense. Then again, rather than complain about Clinton's downsizing of the military (hey, anyone notice that we'd have had to pay all those soldiers? Who here would have actually been able to force Congress to pay for them? Apparently the Army is resisting moves to increase their numbers for this reason)...

... wonder what assets would be used to deal with both? (Emphasis on both at the same time, instead of the US getting to throw its full military attack power at one or the other.)
Posted by Edward Yee 2006-03-12 23:39||]">[]  2006-03-12 23:39|| Front Page Top

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