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Elliott Abrams


From Guatemala to Moscow to Washington, Neoliberalism and Privatization Driving Our Crises

Neoliberal privatization and austerity, backed by the hard fist of militarization, have an ugly track record of which we must remind citizens early and often

John Buell ·


What Is Happening at the Venezuelan Embassy Is an Outrage

Determined to avoid another war, a group of US peace activists sought and received permission from the legitimate Venezuelan government to form an Embassy Protection Collective

Medea Benjamin ·


Pointing to Disastrous History of US Intervention, Sanders Warns Against Military Action in Venezuela

"I will do everything I can to see that U.S. troops do not get involved in a civil war in Venezuela."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·



US Blamed Venezuelan President for Burning AID Trucks. Wrong.

“They tried a false flag operation, that supposedly the people of Venezuela had burned a truck carrying rotten food — no, no, no — it was they themselves"

Common Dreams staff ·


Elliott Abrams’ Bloody Lies

The duplicity of Trump’s Venezuela envoy

Jefferson Morley ·


Cold Warrior Elliott Abrams Returns to Battle in Venezuela

The US has chosen a prominent warmonger to promote 'democracy' in Venezuela

Belén Fernández ·


The U.S.-Venezuela Aid Convoy Story Is Clearly Bogus, but No One Wants to Say It

At best, you are helping provide cover for a campaign designed to starve the Venezuelan people; at worst, you are enabling a military conflict that will drag on for years.

Adam Johnson ·


NSC Memo Shows Elliott Abrams ‘Caballed Quietly’ to Spring a CIA-Connected Drug Trafficker

"As time when U.S. prosecutors meted out 10-year sentences to young black men for the possession of a few ounces of cocaine, Abrams thought a multi-kiloton trafficker should be treated leniently. Such was his advocacy of 'human rights.'"

Jefferson Morley ·


Rep. Ilhan Omar Applauded for Grilling Elliott Abrams Over Role in US-Backed Genocide, Massacres, and Death Squads in Latin America

Heated exchange called "particular must-watch for anyone who believes U.S. intervention in Venezuela is 'humanitarian.'"

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·