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Old 05-02-2020, 17:11   #295
SF_BHT
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Originally Posted by Pete View Post
And today's lesson is on how not to do it.

"How an ex-Green Beret organized a 'private coup' funded by US billionaires to remove Venezuela's Maduro and trained 300 soldiers in Colombia before it spectacularly fell apart"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...uro-fails.html

"A secret military operation to overthrow Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro Moros was simple, but perilous.

Some 300 heavily armed volunteers would sneak into Venezuela from the northern tip of South America. Along the way, they would raid military bases in the socialist country and ignite a popular rebellion that would end in President Nicolás Maduro's arrest.

What could go wrong? As it turns out, pretty much everything....."
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