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Venezuela: Options for U.S. sanctions

Francisco J. Monaldi

Venezuela: Options for U.S. sanctions.

By David Mortlock and Francisco Monaldi

What U.S. sanctions would be most effective in maximizing pressure on President Nicolás Maduro’s government while minimizing repercussions for the Venezuelan people? Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy, explores the options in a co-authored paper for the Atlantic Council: