Naked Capitalism has the article Are the Latest Russia Sanctions Really About Forcing US LNG on Europe?
Brussels has stepped up its diplomatic offensive against the US moves, warning that several oil and gas projects involving Shell, Eni and BP are at risk. On Tuesday, officials said Brussels was “activating all diplomatic channels” in an effort to persuade lawmakers to dilute the bill’s impact on European companies and the continent’s energy security.
Were you naive enough to think that the sanctions on Russia had something to do with their alleged interference in our elections?
It’s always about oil and gas. This time it may have negative repercussions with our “allies”. Is there no limit to our imperialism?