Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Venezuelan VP Tareck El Aissami Is Bad News

At the end of February, the Trump Administration took the brave move to sanction Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami. Just who is Tareck El-Aissami?

The newly appointed vice president of Lebanese-Syrian origins has been a controversial figure for years. Linked to a major cocaine-trafficking outlet and to the Jihadi Shia terror organization, Hezbollah, he has been under the careful eye of the DEA, FBI and other intelligence agencies, which were just waiting for him to slip up. President Nicolas Maduro should have known he was playing with fire when he promoted the key player in Iran and Hezbollah’s Venezuelan activities, just as Donald Trump was putting Iran “on notice.” .... https://www.forbes.com