• 'Ripe for a showdown': As Iranian tankers close in, the stakes are rising in Venezuela

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Iranian tankers are heading to Venezuela with much-needed gasoline, a shipment the US has warned it may take action against.
    Venezuela has found common cause with regimes that oppose the US, like Iran, Russia, and China.
    The return of "great-power competition" has raised the stakes of the crisis in the South American country.
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    The arrival of Iranian tankers carrying gasoline to Venezuela will be another link between two of the Trump administration's most implacable foes, but the exchange and the response underscore Venezuela's growing...
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