Photo Credit: AP Photo/Michael Kappeler By Kurt JohnstonStaff Writer On December 7, 2022, twenty five German citizens were arrested on charges of conspiracy to overthrow their country’s government. In a January 6th-type plot, the terrorists hoped to storm the Reichstag, execute Chancellor Olaf Schultz, and take hold of a restored German empire (“the fourth Reich”). […]
Russia’s energy market has long served as a coercive tool for achieving favorable outcomes, though has never been as effective as it currently is, or as it is likely to be. The Nord Stream 2 represents a growing Russian influence in the heart of Europe that has the potential to damage Western alliances and swing the balance of power Eastward.