Subjects of Empire, NATO was carrying out exercises in the Baltic sea from June to mid September, including a lot of heavy helicopter overflights for days, right over where the (now 4 identified) pipeline sabotages occurred Monday. The sabotage disabled all 4 Nordstream pipelines, not just 3, as initially thought.
Good post as usual. As per usual our task is to find a way to survive together on a much abused, much harmed planet. Just a reminder to self: Everybody Hurts. Pain can stop us or it can serve as a blazing light of inner strength to see us through. WE WILL OVERCOME.
Good news from the Israeli ally of NATO is they are happy to help with their oil via a pipeline from Egypt. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/06/20/israel-egypt-turkey-gas-europe/
On Wednesday, Israel agreed to pipe billions of dollars’ worth of natural gas to Europe via Egyptian liquefaction facilities, as Russia halts supplies and the continent scrambles to refill dwindling stockpiles. The landmark memorandum of understanding, signed by the Israeli and Egyptian energy ministers and representatives of the European Commission, aims to extricate Europe from Russian energy “blackmail,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in Jerusalem, a day before flying to the signing ceremony in Cairo.
Similar to what i wrote.
Drawing the same conclusions.
This can escalate quickly.