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Poorly Organized and Barely Hidden, Venezuela Invasion Was Doomed to Fail

Bogotá, Colombia—As a prime Venezuelan army basic, Clíver Alcalá helped to get ready the state...

Bogotá, Colombia—As a prime Venezuelan army basic, Clíver Alcalá helped to get ready the state for a commonly feared overseas invasion. But right after breaking with the Socialist regime, he fled listed here to Colombia and planned very last weekend’s botched raid on his homeland that was meant to pierce the really defenses he experienced set up.

His first blueprint named for a properly-funded combating pressure of one,000 guys, mostly defectors from Venezuela’s army and Nationwide Guard, who would have out an amphibious landing and spark a broader revolt…