Energy War

As Europe moves into winter, expect Germany to start making some Machiavellian energy deals.

During his presidency, Donald Trump scolded Germany for being too dependent on Russian fuel. At the time, German leaders only laughed—but they aren’t laughing now. Russian President Vladimir Putin is gearing up to annex 15 percent of Ukraine and there is not much German leaders can do about it. They have already sent 15 million rounds of ammunition, 100,000 hand grenades and 5,000 antitank mines to the Ukrainian government, but they cannot afford to antagonize Russia much further because German industry is still dependent on Russian oil and gas.

Read more at “Russia Is Winning the Energy War”

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