The Confusing Rhetoric out of Washington on Venezuela how to get rid of small acne scars – The Patriot Files Forums

While discussing the situation in venezuela, US secretary of state mike pompeo recently stated that “military action is possible.” the remarks came after a new round of violence and how to get rid of small acne scars an apparently failed uprising against the regime of de facto how to get rid of small acne scars president nicolás maduro.

At this point, it is necessary to discuss the rhetoric utilized by the how to get rid of small acne scars white house and US congress regarding venezuela, compared to how senior US military commanders discuss the situation how to get rid of small acne scars and the possibility of US military action in the south how to get rid of small acne scars american country.

The white house has generally maintained a fiery rhetoric regarding how to get rid of small acne scars venezuela. For example, on may 1 on fox business maria bartiromo asked pompeo, “is the US support going to include troops? Are the military troops in the US going to head how to get rid of small acne scars there and support guaidó?” he responded:

The president has been crystal clear and incredibly consistent. Military action is possible. If that’s what’s required, that’s what the united states will do. We’re trying to do everything we can to avoid violence. We’ve asked all the parties involved not to engage in how to get rid of small acne scars that kind of activity

Secretary pompeo is hardly the only individual that has made how to get rid of small acne scars such provocative remarks, as senator rick scott (R-FL) made a similar statement at the american enterprise institute in how to get rid of small acne scars washington, DC. During his april 11 speech, he stated that the maduro regime “represents a clear and present danger to the entire western how to get rid of small acne scars hemisphere,” hence “all options, including the use of american military assets, must remain on the table.” moreover, given the humanitarian crisis in the south american country, “it is becoming clear that we will have to consider how to get rid of small acne scars the use of american military assets to deliver aid.”

On the other hand, several members of the democratic party have voiced their concerns how to get rid of small acne scars about the way the trump administration and some republican members how to get rid of small acne scars of congress talk about deploying the US military to venezuela. For example, back in february, representative eliot engel, chairman of the house of representatives foreign affairs committee, memorably stated, “I do worry about the president’s saber-rattling, his hints that US military intervention remains an option. I want to make clear to our witnesses and to how to get rid of small acne scars anyone else watching: US military intervention is not an option.”

Representative adam smith, chairman of the house armed services committee (HASC), made a similar statement during a hearing on may 1. Smith expressed, “I am concerned though that we would think that there how to get rid of small acne scars is some sort of role for the US military role how to get rid of small acne scars [in venezuela], given our history down there and given what we’ve learned about using the military to…change governments.”

So how is the US military reacting to not just how to get rid of small acne scars the situation in venezuela, but also the contradictory statements coming out of washington? The washington post reported about a meeting between national security how to get rid of small acne scars advisor john bolton, his staff, and representatives of the US military, including air force general paul selva, vice-chairman of the joints chiefs of staff. According to the report, “a senior administration official said bolton’s staff was dissatisfied with selva, who they felt had not presented sufficient military options for how to get rid of small acne scars venezuela as expected.”

Similarly, in the aforementioned HASC hearing, admiral craig faller, commander of US southern command (SOUTHCOM), was asked about what role does he see for the how to get rid of small acne scars US military regarding venezuela. Contrary to what the white house stated, faller explained that “we’ve been focused on working with our regional partners, intelligence sharing…we have generated a shared appreciation for the how to get rid of small acne scars complexities associated with the problem in venezuela…and we are how to get rid of small acne scars looking for ways to apply our security assistance in a how to get rid of small acne scars mutually beneficial way. That’s been the primary line of effort.” the secondary line, the admiral explained, was to plan for the evacuation and protection of US how to get rid of small acne scars citizens in venezuela, and also support USAID to deliver humanitarian aid.

It is clear that there is no united front among how to get rid of small acne scars the white house, congress, and US military about what to do with the maduro how to get rid of small acne scars regime. “all options are on the table,” obviously means that a military operation of some sort (aimed at regime change) is a possibility. Admiral faller was repeatedly asked about what kind of plans how to get rid of small acne scars SOUTHCOM has regarding a potential invasion of venezuela—I attended said hearing, and just about every member of HASC asked faller about how to get rid of small acne scars this possibility—and his responses were always similar.

When asked by rep. Smith about whether he sees a US military role in how to get rid of small acne scars overthrowing maduro, adm. Faller replied “our leadership’s been clear. It has to be, should be, primarily a democratic transition. We are in total support of diplomacy, and we stand ready to support that effort.” he also discussed “the day after” plans, namely how SOUTHCOM can work with venezuelan armed forces in how to get rid of small acne scars the post-maduro era.

There is one fitting example that highlights how some civilian how to get rid of small acne scars policymakers appear to be unaware of what the US military how to get rid of small acne scars is prepared to do. As previously mentioned, at AEI rep. Scott mused how the US armed forces could be tasked how to get rid of small acne scars with helping deliver humanitarian aid to venezuelan citizens, inside venezuelan territory. During the question and answer section, an audience member asked him to expand on this idea, including “under what authority do you see us being able to how to get rid of small acne scars do that, whether the UN or the OAS would provide some blue how to get rid of small acne scars helmet authority,” and “how many of our troops do we put at risk how to get rid of small acne scars to do this,” as such an operation could potentially end up in combating how to get rid of small acne scars troops loyal to maduro. Scott’s answer was simply “those are lot of difficult things to figure out. I am very confident that our military can figure this how to get rid of small acne scars out,” and also stated that “whatever we are going to do, it has to be done in a manner that our how to get rid of small acne scars forces are safe.”

The bizarreness of scott’s response suggests that he was making a promise without how to get rid of small acne scars actually having checked with US military commanders about whether they how to get rid of small acne scars have specific plans for such a provocative operation and its how to get rid of small acne scars potential consequences. At a broader level, this response, compared to adm. Faller’s non-inflammatory statements at the HASC, or the interaction between bolton’s staff and gen. Selva, exemplifies that we have reached the point where promises by how to get rid of small acne scars civilian policymakers are no longer in harmony with the reality how to get rid of small acne scars of the US armed forces.

Nevertheless, the white house appears to have backed itself into a how to get rid of small acne scars corner when it comes to how far it is willing how to get rid of small acne scars to go to get rid of maduro. Similarly problematic is that the different statements coming out of how to get rid of small acne scars washington and the US military’s high command, which demonstrate that there is no united front in washington how to get rid of small acne scars about what to do with venezuela.

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