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  • Venezuela and Chavez: President Obama Should Read His Intelligence Brief

    In an interview with a popular Miami TV station, President Obama was asked yesterday about the danger Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez poses to U.S. security. The President responded: “My sense is that what Mr. Chavez has done over the last several years has not had a serious national security impact on us.”

    The comment instantly raised red flags among those following the real situation in Venezuela. When it comes to Chavez and Venezuela, it appears the President has been skipping over the pages in the daily intelligence brief devoted to Chavez, Venezuela, and Latin America.

    Otherwise, he might have mentioned a few of the following:

    The above are 10 good reasons for taking Chavez and Venezuela seriously, and they are more than ample reason to up the U.S. security game by outlining an Iran strategy and placing Venezuela on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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