Dominic Wightman

WIGHTMAN: Beware the Venezuela-Iran Axis

The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez told a crowd at the University of Tehran in July 2006, “If the U.S. succeeds in consolidating its dominance, then humankind has no future. Therefore, we have to save humankind and put an end to the U.S.”

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with Venezuelan Presiden Hugo Chavez at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on November 25, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Juan BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)