Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Commentaries, Analysis, An Editorials -- April 30, 2019

DW: Venezuela: Coup or uprising? It depends on who you support

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has made a new push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, claiming he has the backing of parts of the army. As protesters face off with security, the world reacts.

The US White House led support for Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido's push for a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, while Maduro's international backers condemned the push as a coup.

The Trump administration was quick to voice support for Guaido, after leading a mounting pressure campaign since Guaido declared himself interim president in January.

Various officials urged the military to stand by the country's "legitimate institutions," while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote on Twitter that "democracy cannot be defeated."

Read more ....

Commentaries, Analysis, An Editorials -- April 30, 2019

"Coup" in Caracas? -- Hunter DeRensis, National Interest

What’s Really Going On in Venezuela -- Bloomberg

People power meets an entrenched Maduro regime in Venezuela -- Paula Garcia Tufró, The Hill

In Venezuela, root for the people -- Frida Ghitis, CNN

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? -- Reuters

Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? -- Reuters

Former bus driver Nicolás Maduro clings to wheel in Venezuela -- Rory Carroll, The Guardian

Japanese emperor abdicates: what to expect from Naruhito in the new Reiwa era -- Julian Ryall, SCMP

Japan’s emperor bows out -- Todd Crowell, Asia Times

India elections: Why are Kashmiris not voting? -- Sonia Sarkar, DW

America Cannot Save Afghanistan -- Robert Gaines and Scott Horton, National Interest

How the tiny African nation of Djibouti became the linchpin in China’s belt and road plan -- Lee Jeong-ho , SCMP

Bashir is gone, but who will lead, or seize, Sudan's revolution? -- Leela Jacinto, France 24

Libya's rival governments move to financial war with frontline stuck -- Ulf Laessing, Reuters

Did Netanyahu cut deal with Assad? -- Ben Caspit, Al-Monitor

Isis leader’s video an attempt to shore up control, say experts -- Martin Chulov and Dan Sabbagh, The Guardian

Argentina: Another "Cracked" Democracy? -- Luis Tonelli, World Crunch

No comments: