The Hunt: Americans captured in Venezuela in alleged coup

Two U.S. citizens were among a group Venezuelan authorities say were 13 terrorists captured in connection with an alleged failed plot to topple the government.

On this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, Scott Stewart, a vice president at the security firm Torchstone Global, explains what happened.

May 6, 2020 | ‘This was a pretty amateurish attempt’ (Scott Stewart, Torchstone Global, with WTOP’s J.J. Green)

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J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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