Skip to comments.[Originally published 2017] Germany’s Russian gas pipeline smells funny to America
Posted on 07/12/2018 5:02:38 AM PDT by BlackAdderess
LIKE vinyl records and popped collars, rows between the United States and Europe over Russian energy are making a comeback. In the early 1980s Ronald Reagans attempts to thwart a Soviet pipeline that would bring Siberian gas to Europe irritated the West Germans and drove the French to proclaim the end of the transatlantic alliance. The cast of characters has shifted a little today, but many of the arguments are the same. In Nord Stream 2 (NS2), a proposed Russian gas pipeline, Germany sees a respectable project that will cut energy costs and lock in secure supplies. American politicians (and the ex-communist countries of eastern Europe) detect a Kremlin plot to deepen Europes addiction to cheap Russian gas. They decry German spinelessness.
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Presently, the Russian gas into Germany situation is near 50-percent. After this new pipeline is done? No one says for sure, and it’s odd how they avoid the topic. In 2016, the Germans paid around 10-billion Euro a year for their natural gas.
This is just not going to end well and I’m starting to think the German leadership is entirely composed of psychopaths.
Withdraw from NATO and bring the boys home. There is no need for us to pay to subsidize these peoples defense any longer - nor is there any need to give them any sweetheart trade deals like we did in the past. Enough.
No, NATO is a good thing, but I have to seriously question Germany’s commitment to the goals of this alliance. That is nothing against the other countries, and there are 28 in total I think?
Cheap Russian Gas, stiffing Nato. No coincidence. It was in the terms of the agreement between Heil Helga and Pootie is my guess.
“Germany’s Russian gas pipeline smells funny to America”
It’s the combination of kraut and borscht.
“...lock in secure supplies....”
No!!! That gas will become leverage for Russia in any and all negotiations between the two countries. Bend to Russias’s demands or they will reduce or shut down the gas line. An age old tactic!!
The pipeline will be used to move whole armies into Germany and elsewhere. The pipeline is big enough to have men and tanks drive into other countries undetected and nobody will expect the Russian army to do this. Once Germany is taken they will continue into France and Belgium. Europe will be taken over by a pipeline that acts like a Russian super highway, a tentacle of the Kremlin.
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