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As West turns on him, Venezuela's Maduro flexes military muscle

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores are seen atop a military vehicle during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores are seen atop a military vehicle during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores are seen atop a military vehicle during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales attends a holy Mass at a local church in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales attends a holy Mass at a local church in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales attends a holy Mass at a local church in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands next to military high command members during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands next to military high command members during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands next to military high command members during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido and his wife Fabiana Rosales attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido and his wife Fabiana Rosales attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido and his wife Fabiana Rosales attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a military exercise in Valencia, Venezuela January 27, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido is welcomed as he arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido is welcomed as he arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido is welcomed as he arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attends a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attends a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attends a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his mother Norka Marquez attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido demonstrate outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido demonstrate outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido demonstrate outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a national flag during a demonstration outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a national flag during a demonstration outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a national flag during a demonstration outside a military outpost in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido explain a document regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians as they talk to the solider outside the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido explain a document regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians as they talk to the solider outside the Presidential...more

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido explain a document regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians as they talk to the solider outside the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido reads a copy of Venezuelan constitution during a protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido reads a copy of Venezuelan constitution during a protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres...more

A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido reads a copy of Venezuelan constitution during a protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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Soldiers guard a blockade as supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Soldiers guard a blockade as supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Soldiers guard a blockade as supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido protest outside Fuerte Tiuna military complex in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, as she explains it to the soliders at the gate of Naval Command building in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, as she explains it to the soliders at the gate of...more

A supporter of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido holds a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, as she explains it to the soliders at the gate of Naval Command building in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand  a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to the police officer at the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to the police officer at the Presidential Residence in...more

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to the police officer at the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand  a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to a police officer at the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to a police officer at the Presidential Residence in...more

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido hand a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, to a police officer at the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Torn copies of a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, which was presented by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, are scattered outside the gate of the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Torn copies of a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, which was presented by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, are scattered outside...more

Torn copies of a document, regarding a proposed amnesty law for members of the military, police and civilians, which was presented by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, are scattered outside the gate of the Presidential Residence in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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