The new Cold War of the 3rd Millennium could spark in South America
As the crisis in Venezuela lurches from bad to worse, the chaos unleashed by the country’s slow collapse is threatening to undermine the stability of the entire area. Nicolas Maduro has once again accused the Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos of preparing a series of “incidents” aimed at creating “an armed conflict” between the two neighbouring countries. Santos did not recognize Maduro’s re-election on May 20, questioning the fairness of the recent Venezuelan presidential vote. Uncle Sam is not going to watch from the sidelines: the US consider Venezuela and Colombia as their backyard, and the Ronald Regan Strike Group is ready to enter the action, with its load of F35A Lighting Fighters and B-1B Bombers.
Meanwhile, Russian media outlets are reporting that the Kremlin is planning to establish a forward outpost on the Venezuelan island of La Orchila in the Caribbean Sea and base nuclear-capable Tu-160 Blackjack bombers there. The makings for a perfect storm are all set: is the new Cold War turning hot in South America?
The King of the Border is the new Command Live DLC for Command MANO, the award-winning modern warfare simulation. The setting is the South American northern coast, and the situation is breathtakingly similar to what we read these days on newspapers. The DLC let you take command of the US forces in the area or, on the contrary, to lead the Russian faction supporting Venezuela.