Riddle me this: why would the leader of a sovereign country forego its energy independence to a rival?
It should not take a rocket scientist to figure out that giving Russia sway over your nation’s energy grid, and thus the entire nation itself, is a horrible idea.
It’s literally a matter of national security—probably one of the only legitimate matters of national security.
Merkel assured her people, and the world, that Nordstream 2, the pipeline used to deliver natural gas from Russia couldn’t possibly have geopolitical consequences—how absurd.
You, I, and everyone else know that the consequences of energy dependence on Russia would prove to be disastrous, how could a