Actress Angela Jolie: On the Wrong Side of Trump’s Anti-Venezuela Rage

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Actress Angela Jolie: On the Wrong Side of Trump's Anti-Venezuela Rage

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

In April 2012, Jolie was appointed special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, after earlier serving as a UNHCR goodwill ambassador since August 2001.

For years she met with refugees and internally displaced persons in over 30 countries, chronicling her work in a book titled "Notes from My Travels."

She also met with Pentagon and allied forces in US war theaters — failing to acknowledge US aggression and responsibility for refugee crisis conditions affecting countless millions.

Advocating for people in duress is laudable. It's not good enough without laying blame where it belongs for their condition. 

If US wars of aggression weren't raging in multiple theaters, few or no refugee crises would exist — the reality she should stress in her current capacity but has
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