Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela

//Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela

Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela

As tens of thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with security forces on the streets of Venezuela this week, the pressure was not only on the regime of embattled authoritarian leader Nicolas Maduro.Further north in Washington, the administration of US President Donald Trump was taking aim at China, Maduro’s biggest backer and an increasingly important player in Latin America, a region the United States has long seen as its backyard.Washington has recognised opposition leader Juan…

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