The Desperate Plans of the Southern Command

Pasqualina Curcio The actions perpetrated since March 21 of this year by irregular groups coming from Colombia in La Victoria, Venezuelan territory bordering our sister country, were not improvised. They are part of Plan “B” of the Southern Command to destabilize our Nation and overthrow the Bolivarian Revolution. In February 2016, the Chief of the…

Venezuela Has a Strategy: Bolivarian Shield

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Civilians practice combat tactics for the defense of their homeland, Feb. 15, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @Bauxilum_CVG Throughout history (at least since the end of World War II) the interventionist imprint of the United States has had the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as the main actor. The entire conspiratorial framework that led…

Violated Sovereignties: The Southern Command in Ushuaia

Stella Calloni SOUTHCOM commander, Admiral Craig Faller (left) met this Tuesday with Uruguay’s Defense chief, General Gustavo Fajardo (right). Photo taken from the Twitter account @USAenEspanol. Buenos Aires, April 6. In a silent and surprising visit of the Chief of the US Southern Command, Craig Faller will arrive in Buenos Aires this Wednesday, April 7,…

Combat in Apure: A Political-Military Crossroads

Fernando Rivero U.S. Military Doctrine. Neoliberal Globalization conditions the current U.S. Military Doctrine. Its principles, tactics, techniques, procedures, terms and symbols are based on a dense political philosophy, from a particular interpretation of the philosophy of war. U.S. military thought (based on the theoretical approaches of Hobbes, Machiavelli, Foucault and Morgenthau, among others) evolved in…

US Military Bases, Training, and New Threats

Pablo Ruiz In Latin America and the Caribbean, the army, the DEA, the CIA, and other U.S. agencies, have innumerable bases of operations, facilities, offices, as military agreements that allow them to operate at any time in our territories. In the past, they claimed that their objective was to combat communism, subversion, revolution, which challenged…

Militarization of Colombia is a Key Aspect of U.S. Hemispheric Control

Vicente Guevara Colombia has historically been of great importance as an ally of the United States. It could perhaps even be said that it has been the empire’s most constant and unfaltering ally in the region since at least World War II. Today, under President Biden, Colombia is still of great importance for the U.S….

Russian-Venezuelan Military Cooperation Discourages the Hawks

Misión Verdad On August 15, the defense ministers of Russia and Venezuela announced an intergovernmental agreement to allow the exchange of warships in the ports of both countries. The information was released during the official visit of General Vladimir Padrino Lopez to Moscow, in the framework of the 2019 Army International Military Games. The document,…

The United States Southern Command’s New Strategy in Latin America

Santiago Navarro F The United States Southern Command has launched its new 2017-2027 THEATER STRATEGY. “This plan is our model to defend the access routes from the south of the American continent to its interior and promote regional security through the degradation of threats by transregional and transnational illicit networks (T3Ns), immediate response to any…