Jul 18, 2022
In General Discussions
Already in 2015, during the Obama administration, the White House described Last Database Venezuela as an "unusual and extraordinary danger to national security", under executive order 13,692 of March 8, 2015, issued by the Last Database Office of Foreign Assets Control. ( ofac ) of the Department of the Treasury, renewed and expanded several times by President Trump and also in 2021 by President Bidentwo. At the same time, a set of sanctions has been implemented to prevent the Last Database Venezuelan regime from continuing to export oil and import gasoline and other petroleum products from abroad.3. Among so many consequences, US oil imports from Last Database Venezuela fell from 1.2 million barrels per day in 2008 to zero in 2020, and foreign trade in goods between the two countries went from 56.2 billion dollars in 2012 (the last year of the last positive cycle of the Last Database Venezuelan economy) to 1,200 million in 2020. US exports to Venezuela invoiced 17,500 million in 2012 and 1,130 million in 2020. US imports from Venezuela exceeded 38,700 million in 2012 and in 2020 they were only 168 million4. Regime change and statehood As for Latin America, the US failure to Last Database rebuild Afghanistan and install democracy in that country could push away any possible US military intervention in the region in general and in Venezuela in particular. Meanwhile, fending off Last Database extreme options does not mean excluding other forms of interference. Regime change is more complex, expensive, time-consuming and difficult to achieve than the US establishment has conceived so far. They also require Last Database domestic support that is almost impossible to obtain in the current context of US political polarization. The Last Database effort to design and implement a democratic regime in Afghanistan has failed due to its limited capillarity, caused by imperial myopia in the face of the bad practices of its local political allies, encouraged by the spilling of resources.