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Europe Captive… of America*

Europe Captive… of America*

By Sputnik News/Finian Cunningham, columnist WHILE browbeating European leaders at the NATO summit this week, US President Donald Trump used a rather unfortunate metaphor. He described Germany and Europe as “captive of Russia”. Trump was erroneously referring to the huge and mutually beneficial trade in natural gas between Russia and Europe. He was implying that Germany and the rest of Europe are excessively dependent […]

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Iran Deal Crisis Leaves Transatlantic Alliance in Tatters*

By Sputnik News / John Wight** THE prospect of German, French and British companies being hit with US sanctions in the wake of Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Deal carries with it an element of poetic justice. (Read More: http://beyonddeadlines.com/2018/05/08/trump-withdraws-us-from-iran-nuclear-deal/) Over the past few years each of the aforementioned governments have been slavish in their support for sanctions against Russia, and therefore now that […]

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