This time it was Germany that took the main hit, over the fact that it pays Russia billions of dollars for oil and gas while relying on the US for its defense – against Russia.

If Moscow spends just 10% of the US, and much less than that once all NATO members' expenditure is included, how much of a threat can Russia realistically be to NATO.

As long as its people, and its allies, remain gullible enough to swallow the poisoned narrative.

They're simply too important, economically and politically.

Trump may want some of that action for the US, understandably, but for now US LNG can't compete with Russian pipelines.

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