“At 1700 hours, a daring amphibious raid was launched from the border of Colombia deep into the heart of Caracas. Our men are continuing to fight right now.”

With these words, Jordan Goudreau, an ex-Green Beret and mastermind behind the Venezuelan debacle, would let the world know that his men were ready to arrest the Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro.

But events ended up dictating otherwise.

Last Monday, May 4, Venezuelan authorities caught two ex-Green Berets while they were trying to infiltrate the country and arrest its president.