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How two ex-Green Berets were lured into a disastrous failed coup in Venezuela

In May, President Nicolás Maduro announced that Venezuelan security forces thwarted an attempted coup led by two former US Green Berets, releasing video footage that showed a ragtag group of men rounded up in a coastal village. However, the U.S. State Department described the event as “propaganda.” In a statement […]
How two ex-Green Berets were lured into a disastrous failed coup in Venezuela
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33 years ago, rebels allegedly backed by Pablo Escobar stormed Colombia’s Palace of Justice — here’s how the terrifying siege went down

In late 1985, left-wing rebels stormed Colombia’s Supreme Court building in Bogota, taking hundreds of people hostage. Colombian forces stormed the building and freed the hostages, but scores were killed, including many justices. The Colombian government has been accused of abuses during the siege, and leaders have apologised. On Wednesday, […]
33 years ago, rebels allegedly backed by Pablo Escobar stormed Colombia’s Palace of Justice — here’s how the terrifying siege went down