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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Venezuela's Arms Could Spread Worldwide

CIA director warns of 

Venezuela weapons transfers

by Reuters
Thursday, 11 May 2017 15:13 GMT
WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) - CIA 
Director Mike Pompeo said on Thursday 
there are large caches of weapons in 
Venezuela and a risk of them falling into
 the wrong hands as the country grapples
 with economic crisis and street protests.
"It is a real threat," the Central Intelligence 
Agency director said, under questioning from 
Republican Senator Marco Rubio, during
 a Senate hearing on worldwide security threats.
However, he said, "We have not seen any
 of those major arms transfers." (Reporting 
by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by 
Frances Kerry)