Trump Considering to Put Venezuela on ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism’ List and Intensify Sanctions

As the US threatens to include Venezuela on the state sponsors of terrorism list, Greg Wilpert talks to Steve Ellner about sanctions and the prospects of them intensifying.

According reports in Washington Post and Reuters, the Trump administration is actively exploring the option of placing Venezuela on the state sponsor of terrorism list, to further intensify sanctions that have already caused significant damage to Venezuela’s economy. We speak to Steve Ellner about the sanctions’ effects.