Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Mum's the word

I'm sure we've still not heard the last of this story, but this Newsday story that I missed last week notes that declassified CIA briefs indicate the U.S. knew a coup against Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was brewing in the days prior to the April 2002 coup attempt--and did nothing to warn the Venezuelan government. Of course, surely they weren't caught that much off guard, were they?

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