The White House is seemingly open to sending up to 5,000 troops to Colombia as President Donald Trump squares off with Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro.
During a press conference on Monday, reporters spotted national security adviser John Bolton carrying a notepad that appeared to say: "Afghanistan -> Welcome the Talks. 5,000 troops to Colombia."
When contacted for clarification on Bolton's notes and whether the Trump administration is considering deploying thousands of US troops to the region, a White House spokesman told INSIDER, "As the President has said, all options are on the table."
Note EU-Digest: Unfortunately reality is that US military intervention to force regime change has never been too successful for the US around the globe History also shows us that military interventions in Latin America are not welcomed with open arms by the local populace.
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