Columbia braces for possible attack!
This saga that has been playing out with Hugo Chavez is quite disturbing. It is not to be taken lightly. A world power, whether real or in his own mind, Chavez is in a position to disrupt progress made by South American and West Indian countries.
Though the US has concerns about the politics of Chavez it has no immediate reason to feel threatened or to want to enter into another war effort at this time. The country is already suffering from effects of two major missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.
I believe Chavez knows this, but is capitalizing on opportunity to catapult himself into legend and lore. This game of "he said-she said" is a dangerous game indeed when the world is at such a sensitive stage while recovering from one of the worst economic crises in history.
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