Jacob Paul of The Express UK interviewed Brandon J. Weichert about the German government’s decision to suspend their much-needed Nord Stream 2 Pipeline with Russia. This was done in retaliation for the recent Russian threats against Ukraine and the dangerous Russian anti-satellite weapons test that almost destroyed the International Space Station. Read on for more…
Tag: European Union
Biden Bungles America’s Oldest Alliance
President Joe Biden has become the master of unforced errors. He is completely correct to enhance US-UK-Australian military cooperation to balance against China. But there was no reason to alienate France and possibly the EU in the process – Brandon J. Weichert in The Asia Times
US cannot afford a world war with Russia
Brandon J. Weichert’s newest op-ed at The Asia Times shows how bad the US policy toward Russia and Eastern Ukraine really is.
Europe Joins China
The EU has chosen sides in the budding Cold War 2.0: they are with China, clearly.
NATO Expanded Again
As the world has reeled from the coronavirus outbreak, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has welcomed yet another new … More
Watch Out for Russia
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT “Only nuclear weapons protect Russia from enslavement by the West.” – Vsevolod Chaplin, … More
Coronavirus, Oil Prce War, and Deutsche Bank Collapse?
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT The three biggest economic stories of this year thus far have been the … More
Calibrated Threats: Europe
In this piece, I argue that those European states most directly threatened by Russia must enhance their military capabilities.
A European Army Will Not Be a Threat
Clearly, history has returned to Europe. And with the return of history has also come the return of geopolitics and the need for traditional military force. If France and Germany want to build their combined military force to balance against the Americans, let them. If Berlin and Paris want to try to make nice with Moscow, let them try that, too.
The Germans Will Never Learn
“Let Maas’s new world order of multipolarity and balance ring out. It’d save America much money and many lives, being able to hand off some responsibilities to capable allies. Unfortunately, though, the Germans are kidding themselves if they believe they’ll be able to achieve this in Europe – not without a great power backing their play (and that great power is notFrance). They will be forced to choose between the United States and Russia. I suspect that Berlin will ultimately end up in the United States’ camp.”