Since the U.S. presidential election started in earnest toward the end of 2020 there has been considerable speculation regarding President Biden’s plans for crisis-torn Venezuela. President Biden has flagged that he intends to take a more diplomatic and humanitarian policy approach to the world’s hotspots and crises. Already, Biden has done this with respect to the lengthy war in Yemen , which the United Nation’s calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, by withdrawing U.S. support for the Saudi military offensive in the strategically important Middle Eastern country. Now it appears that it is strife-torn Venezuela’s turn. There are growing signs that Biden’s approach to the crisis destroying what was once Latin America’s wealthiest nation will differ significantly from his predecessor’s hardline policy. It can be argued that Washington’s harsh sanctions targeting Maduro’s autocratic regime have not only failed to instigate regime change but strengthened his grip on power and […]