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Is Berlin capable of acting without Washington's direction?

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo again deigned to chastise the German government, which, in his words, “disappoints Washington” with its actions and decisions. Moreover, he did this in an interview published by the popular German edition of Bild, which readily provided its pages for the head of the State Department's moralizing about his own country. Why is this happening and could it be different?


Mr. Pompeo is terribly dissatisfied with all the same things that traditionally irritate Berlin's overseas "allies" - his intransigence regarding the return of the most stringent sanctions against Iran and the ongoing (at least nominally) construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The US is confident that the German side is obliged to abandon its construction, if not for security reasons, which "will be harmed by dependence on Russian gas," then certainly "because of what happened to Navalny."

It would seem that the days of the official occupation of Germany by the United States are long gone, but the American side still considers itself entitled to dictate to the Germans what to do, with whom to be friends and feud, with whom and what to trade. At the same time, this practice is also presented as a "concern for safety" and "partner support" for which Berlin should be immensely grateful. At the moment, there is every reason to believe that, seeing the futility of their own attempts to force Germany to refuse economic cooperation with Russia, the United States and its allies, the British, went to extreme measures. The provocation with the "poisoning of Navalny" put Berlin in an extremely awkward position, bearing only potential losses and problems for it.

Surprisingly, Germany, like many decades before, is content with such a subordinate position, the further, the more damaging its national interests. With the coming to power of Donald Trump, Washington began to demand from Berlin a sharp increase in military spending and, in addition, abandon Russian energy resources in favor of American ones. Both are categorically unfavorable to the German side and irritates more and more local politicians.

Nevertheless, at the moment it is hardly possible to expect that real power in this country will come to forces capable of ending the existing humiliating "alliance" with the United States, or at least giving a worthy rebuff to the intrigues of overseas "partners" overseas. Such forces certainly exist: last year, several prominent German politicians spoke out quite sharply in favor of the expulsion of the American military from the country and the nuclear weapons.

For example, the leader of the Left Party faction in the Bundestag, Dietmar Bartsch, spoke about this. He was strongly supported by his colleagues from a completely different political "pole" - the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. Its representative, member of the Bundestag committee on international affairs Waldemar Gerdt called the US military bases on German soil "occupation" and spoke in favor of their liquidation.

Alas, in the existing realities, these parties do not have so much weight that one can really count on the fact that their views will be implemented in practice. In any case, in the upcoming elections to the Bundestag next year, the results of which will be named a successor to the post of Chancellor of the “eternal” Angela Merkel, their representatives have not the slightest chance. Created in its time in the image and likeness of the American one, the political system of Germany has for many years served as an arena for confrontation between two main forces - Christian Democrats and Social Democrats, in which the rest play the role of extras.

Today, one of the alleged favorites of these elections is the representative of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Friedrich Merz, who has completely unambiguous pro-American and anti-Russian views. However, it is hardly worth expecting drastic changes from the rest of the applicants. Apparently, high-ranking US officials will continue to be able to afford to "educate" Berlin, from time to time reinforcing their demarches with practical actions that are painful enough for it.

Blind adherence to plans drawn up in Washington and London has already cost Germany two world wars, and she lost both. For the country's inability to choose the right allies and set priorities in foreign policy, ordinary Germans invariably pay, and often at the highest price. It would be nice if Berlin understood this before they make another fatal mistake.
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  1. NF68
    NF68 25 September 2020 18: 06
    +3
    Berlin is trying to sit on at least two chairs at once. And this is always not easy, you can "sit" and between the chairs.
    1. lucul
      lucul 25 September 2020 18: 44
      0
      Berlin is trying to sit on at least two chairs at once. And this is always not easy, you can "sit" and between the chairs.

      Do you think there are narrow-minded people in Berlin?
      Yes, the Hans are asleep and see how it is to get rid of the bondage, but they were tied hand and foot so tightly that the break in relations would throw Germany 50 years ago. The Germans are now at a crossroads. Roughly speaking, they now have a conditional 2000 (as we had), only figures of the level of Putin are not observed in them, in order to quickly get rid of the bonds ...
      1. Johann Klassen
        Johann Klassen 25 September 2020 22: 53
        +7
        Yes, something is not visible, unfortunately, the desire of the eternally ruling CDS-HSU, to rule in the Federal Republic of Germany themselves.
        On the contrary, in reality they are like "Siamese Twins".
        At the federal level in Germany, a one-party system (4 times for 4 years, the unifier father Helmut Kohl served in the FC chair;
        4 times 4 years old Angela Merkel).
        In the near future, one should not even hope for positive changes in the political horizon of a united Germany on good-neighborly and friendly, equal relations with the Russian Federation.
        My family, as "late settlers", has been living in Germany, in the new "federal lands" since the 90s of the last century.
        In all honesty, during the reign of Angela Merkel with her CDS-HSS, every year life becomes harder and worse.
        Drug addiction, theft, delayed wages, the constant rise in prices for food, rent, electricity, water (dirty and clean), heating and much more, is very reminiscent of Russia in the times of Boris Yeltsin.
        The euro has been devalued so much that the lousy textbooks and everything else for the school costs a fortune.
        Even in the presence of chronic diseases, you have to pay extra for drugs, tests and other medical services.
        And if earlier the medical fund returned part of the money at the end of the year, then recently they are taking an additional fee.
        1. mikh-korsakov
          mikh-korsakov 26 September 2020 11: 43
          0
          Johann! And for a scheduled (once every three months) visit to family doctors, how much do they charge? During my stay there, they took 10 oiro when visiting each doctor, for a total of 30 oiro. Despite the fact that they regularly deducted from the salary for health insurance.
      2. Klingon
        Klingon 25 September 2020 23: 25
        +3
        at one time, with the arrival of G. Schroeder as Chancellor, the matter got off the ground and Germany allowed itself to act in spite of overseas ventriloquism, even the idea of ​​leaving NATa was promoted, but with the advent of Mackerel, everything that Mr. Schroeder was trying to achieve was lost ((
      3. NF68
        NF68 27 September 2020 16: 34
        0
        Quote: lucul
        Berlin is trying to sit on at least two chairs at once. And this is always not easy, you can "sit" and between the chairs.

        Do you think there are narrow-minded people in Berlin?
        Yes, the Hans are asleep and see how it is to get rid of the bondage, but they were tied hand and foot so tightly that the break in relations would throw Germany 50 years ago. The Germans are now at a crossroads. Roughly speaking, they now have a conditional 2000 (as we had), only figures of the level of Putin are not observed in them, in order to quickly get rid of the bonds ...


        Economically Germany is tied to the United States more tightly than any strongest rope and therefore the Germans will continue to behave very carefully. They simply have no other way out yet - the USA is one of the most significant buyers of products made in Germany and the loss of such a buyer would be a collapse for the entire German economy.
    2. antivirus
      antivirus 25 September 2020 19: 32
      +3
      sitting in one chair - the USA is a big market and he squeezes all the pride out of the former Germans
      1. NEXUS
        NEXUS 25 September 2020 19: 54
        +5
        Quote: antivirus
        sitting in one chair - the USA is a big market and he squeezes all the pride out of the former Germans

        Now ANY state in the world, through the Internet and social networks, can be easily and quickly sent in the footsteps of the USSR in the 90s. I'll explain ... Today, social media is nothing more than a weapon of mass destruction. And the one on whose servers the social network is capable of creating a revolution, Maidan, riots, etc. in any given country. In fact, foreign social networks are time mines in any country where there are these very social networks, and there are many of them, starting with Twitter and Facebook and ending with YouTube, Telegram, and so on.
        What happened in Belarus? The so-called opposition organized the people very well and incited them to do all this via Telegram. It is a fact. Roughly the same story happened in Moldova, when pro-Romanian forces with a national bias tried to start the Maidan in Moldova.
        So ... in order not to paint for a long time what and how, I will put a video of a person living in the USA, who is an IT specialist by profession. He is much more qualified to explain what and how.
      2. NF68
        NF68 29 September 2020 16: 40
        0
        Quote: antivirus
        sitting in one chair - the USA is a big market and he squeezes all the pride out of the former Germans


        The EU is even larger than the US market. And the Chinese market is not much inferior to the American one. The decline in sales in these critical markets will immediately hit German industry. That is why the Germans endure American arrogance. And not only the Germans.
    3. Svarog
      Svarog 25 September 2020 20: 07
      -1
      Quote: NF68
      Berlin is trying to sit on at least two chairs at once. And this is always not easy, you can "sit" and between the chairs.

      Berlin is moving in the mainstream of US policy, while trying to catch its national interests .. It does not always work out .. Germany is an occupied country .. Any country on which there are military bases of another state, in fact, is not independent.
      1. nnm
        nnm 25 September 2020 21: 04
        +4
        Colleague, but you must agree, it is worth noting that Berlin is trying to get out of custody. Moreover, long before sp2. Remember the history of the withdrawal of poisonous weapons.
        1. Svarog
          Svarog 25 September 2020 21: 29
          0
          Quote: nnm
          Colleague, but you must admit, it is worth noting that Berlin is trying to get out of care

          I don’t think so .. I think that Berlin suits everything in general .. to be more precise, the German elite .. And they try to squeeze out benefits for themselves from any foreign policy situation .. They do not always succeed, but from the pack they never will not fight back and will always howl to the Anglo-Saxons ..
          Another thing, the German man in the street, here he is not satisfied with a lot of things, migrants, the USA, etc., and East Germans have even more claims .. But in general, their standard of living is high and they put up with it ..
          But as we know, the layman does not influence politics .. until he leaves with a pitchfork ..
          1. nnm
            nnm 25 September 2020 21: 33
            +3
            I absolutely disagree. Look at the recent appeal of the Landstags of the Eastern Lands, Bavaria, Saxony, look at the ADG election results, look at how Merkel's successors, like Ursula, who vote against Russia are being killed. Look at the split in the CDU / CSU - when party leaders stand up against the protectorate. Agree, if there was such strong support, Germany would have buried sp2 long ago. And here even Bavaria, Austria, Bulgaria are against it. That's why Merkel is shaking.
            1. Svarog
              Svarog 25 September 2020 21: 51
              -1
              Quote: nnm
              Germany would have buried sp2 long ago

              What for? It is beneficial for them SP2 .. and the USA has not yet offered the best .. but if they do, then the question will disappear by itself .. The USA wanted to offer gas from Katers, but Syria pushed back their plans .. I think not for long .. if BV will not be a complete crushing victory within two years, then the United States and Syria will be squeezed out with all the BV .. And there will be no victory for it .. in my opinion ..
              That's why Merkel is shaking.

              I absolutely disagree.

              I respect your opinion. But I think that the facts, benefits and the general balance of power do not speak in favor of Berlin ... more precisely, the part of it that resists the United States.
              I would be glad if you were right.
              1. nnm
                nnm 25 September 2020 21: 54
                +2
                Svarog, respectfully ... I more than understand you. And I understand that the country, which was dipped in the face of the city, as soon as it hinted at the withdrawal of nuclear weapons from Ramstein can not so easily gain independence, but ...
                Germany also understands that if it misses the corridor between itself and China, it will not be competitive. Therefore, let's see, friend.
                1. Svarog
                  Svarog 25 September 2020 21: 57
                  -1
                  Quote: nnm
                  Therefore, let's see, friend.

                  Yes .. we'll take a look .. It will be very good if your optimistic forecast is justified .. But I have great doubts if the USA loses Germany, they will lose Europe .. and this will mean a complete blast for the USA .. they will fight until the last German wassat or Russian .. hi
                  1. nnm
                    nnm 25 September 2020 21: 59
                    +1
                    Honestly, I think that the United States will beat Germany .... just Germany is not ready. But .... the reaction in German society will be the opposite - the ADG in the Bundestag will simply blow everyone away.
                    1. Svarog
                      Svarog 25 September 2020 22: 04
                      +2
                      Quote: nnm
                      Honestly, I think that the United States will beat Germany .... just Germany is not ready. But .... the reaction in German society will be the opposite - the ADG in the Bundestag will simply blow everyone away.

                      So I am about that .. the US will bend and I have no doubt about it ... the situation is very similar, as before the Second World War. The Germans will react with nationalism and another Hitler will come to power .. History repeats itself .. We are waiting for Stalin, Putin is very similar to Nicholas .. Nicholas is the last ..
        2. nnm
          nnm 25 September 2020 21: 51
          +1
          In fact, there are no options other than the strength of Russia's THREE allies - the army, the navy and the SOCIETY.
          But we have huge problems with the latter.
          1. Svarog
            Svarog 25 September 2020 22: 02
            0
            Quote: nnm
            But we have huge problems with the latter.

            I agree that we have problems with society, servility, inability to defend our interests and, in general, a significant reduction in passionate personalities .. leads to the fact that we are quietly dying out, under the sweet promises of thieves ..
            1. nnm
              nnm 25 September 2020 22: 08
              0
              I disagree, colleague. I often see our shift. Not the heroes of Ilyich's article "on the tasks of the detachments of the revolutionary army," but nevertheless they are not at all indifferent people. Plus, the middle management of the state is occupied by people like you and me. And although I am not at all a communist, I remember the law of the transition from quantity to quality. Plus, the demand for completely different actions is growing in society.
              1. Svarog
                Svarog 25 September 2020 22: 18
                0
                Quote: nnm
                I disagree, colleague.

                You may disagree, but the result of our leaders speaks for itself .. I will not repeat myself, I think you know the results of our managers ..
                Plus, the middle management of the state is occupied by people like you and me. And although I am not a communist at all, I remember the law of the transition from quantity to quality

                The fish rots from the head .. What kind of pop and arrival .. what quality are you talking about .. This substance will never go into quality.
                1. nnm
                  nnm 25 September 2020 22: 20
                  +1
                  I understand you. But I would not like to think that I spent so many years of work in nowhere ...
                  1. dauria
                    dauria 25 September 2020 23: 12
                    +1
                    But I would not like to think that I have spent so many years of work in nowhere ...


                    We'll have to ... Just count your peers and the number of children they have. And then you will understand that "everything goes nowhere." Although the results of your work will suit someone on the planet. For reference, the "non-extinction" coefficient is 2,2 children per woman.
                    This also applies to the Germans, by the way. laughing Although, what kind of Germans they are already ...
                    1. nnm
                      nnm 26 September 2020 09: 37
                      +1
                      A little will not work))) Friends have seven children))) All statistics were spoiled)))
                      But you are right. And in Russia it is not the worst coefficient yet.
      2. mikh-korsakov
        mikh-korsakov 26 September 2020 12: 21
        0
        Vladimir! Not always! Cuba - Guantanamo.
      3. NF68
        NF68 30 September 2020 16: 30
        0
        Quote: Svarog
        Quote: NF68
        Berlin is trying to sit on at least two chairs at once. And this is always not easy, you can "sit" and between the chairs.

        Berlin is moving in the mainstream of US policy, while trying to catch its national interests .. It does not always work out .. Germany is an occupied country .. Any country on which there are military bases of another state, in fact, is not independent.


        There is no sense in these American warriors, and they certainly do not make Germany constantly look back at the United States. Germany's economic dependence on the United States is a far more powerful argument.
    4. Clear
      Clear 25 September 2020 23: 02
      +3
      Is Berlin capable of acting without Washington's direction?

      He himself is not capable, without the counterbalance of another superpower - Russia or China
    5. max702
      max702 1 October 2020 15: 05
      0
      According to the article, everything is simple, the Germans have not yet fully paid for the Lohokost, and they must also pay for the failure of the campaign to the east ...
  2. Ragnar Lodbrok
    Ragnar Lodbrok 25 September 2020 18: 11
    +7
    Is Berlin capable of acting without Washington's direction?

    No.
    1. Alien From
      Alien From 25 September 2020 18: 41
      +7
      I agree! No and no again!
    2. Aleksandr21
      Aleksandr21 25 September 2020 20: 39
      0
      Quote: Ragnar lodbrok

      No.


      But nevertheless, the Germans do not plan to suspend the construction of SP-2, the Greens tried to close the project in the Bundestag, but surprisingly the opposition turned out to be stronger, parties with different views united, but SP-2 was not allowed to close, business structures also exert pressure and do not give to stop the project, and Merkel (regardless of her views) had to be handed back, gas continued to flow through SP-1, if the Americans completely controlled Germany, could we sell gas there? There is also an interesting story with China, Trump tears and dreams and wants to punish China for its growth and the threat of a change of world leader, but Germany is against the sanctions and wants to continue to trade with China, with Iran, again, the United States and Germany have different views, so not everything is so just .... there are different forces with different interests. And when choosing a new chancellor, the struggle will be serious, okay, we are with gas ... but China will definitely not want a pro-American chancellor and those structures in Europe that are connected with the PRC will strongly oppose American interests, so let's see.
      1. Snail N9
        Snail N9 26 September 2020 08: 00
        0
        The Germans have long since withdrawn from the construction of the SP-2. By transferring rights to either Gazprom or offshore companies urgently created by Gazprom, but they are all under sanctions. The Germans are waiting for Russia to finish building everything itself, and calmly wait - they say so - Russia needs this more than we do, it will finish building the SP-2 - well, if it will not be completed, we will manage - our business is a side ..
  3. parusnik
    parusnik 25 September 2020 18: 19
    +4
    It would be nice if Berlin understood this before they make another fatal mistake.
    ... Oh, if, oh, if, there was not life, but a song .. laughing The United States follows parity in Europe so that no one feels proud and independent .. laughing influence of the USA, then he will order to live long ..
  4. rocket757
    rocket757 25 September 2020 18: 24
    +3
    Is Berlin capable of acting without Washington's direction?

    An interesting question !!! How many times it has already been asked and there is still no answer, no!
    1. antivirus
      antivirus 25 September 2020 19: 36
      +3
      the answer is, and MSG - the bald dandy enemy of labor reigned over us then - he showed HOW NOT TO RELEASE VICTORY FROM HANDS. And he RELEASED THE ENEMIES FROM HIS HANDS. HERE AND SPIT ON THE GRAVES OF THE WINNERS. HE WON'T POSSIBLE ON BALSIN
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 25 September 2020 20: 22
        0
        Epic. But such co / C / dear ones strive to protect themselves in the first place.
        And then, because of the high fences, they also strive to get.
    2. NEXUS
      NEXUS 25 September 2020 20: 59
      +1
      Quote: rocket757
      An interesting question !!! How many times it has already been asked and there is still no answer, no!

      Most countries are incapable of acting without guidance from the outside. Why? The question of the sovereignty of not only the country, but also the citizens themselves. And the sovereignty of citizens in almost all countries of the world is not guaranteed by anything at all.
      No matter how negative I feel about Medvedev, a couple of years ago he said a phrase that many later laughed at ... this phrase with such a meaning, Russia will create its own Internet.
      The phrase is, of course, wild, but ... this phrase has a grain of sanity, if not strange. The Internet has no borders and therefore it is impossible to talk about the sovereignty of individual citizens at all. That is, if you, say, have installed an application, for example, an American manufacturer, then the US intelligence services can easily check your bank cards, loans, address, etc. the same applies to Chinese applications and so on.
      So what kind of sovereignty are we talking about if the servers from which all these applications, social networks, etc. are located abroad? And it is possible to manage, tune, disturb the masses of any country through social networks.
  5. RealPilot
    RealPilot 25 September 2020 18: 24
    +4
    They are also trying to raise such politicians for us! Generations of statesmen with this system of values ​​have already changed there ...

    And they are preparing for us those who no longer remember the USSR, what sovereignty is. But, lucky for us, not all is lost yet!
  6. Livonetc
    Livonetc 25 September 2020 18: 40
    -4
    "Is Berlin capable of acting without Washington's direction?"
    Bonn was definitely capable.
    Berlin, let's look at the result of the launch of SP2.
    1. Blacksmith 55
      Blacksmith 55 25 September 2020 18: 57
      +3
      Well, Schroeder was already in Berlin. When Bush Jr. went to war on Iraq. Schroeder, to his credit, did not give in, and flatly refused to send soldiers. There, the British were America's loyal service.
    2. Sergey Sfiedu
      Sergey Sfiedu 25 September 2020 19: 59
      +1
      The fall in LNG prices reduced the desire of the Germans to get SP-2. By and large, they are already ready to abandon it, even without pressure from Washington, of the major politicians, only Merkel supports it ..
  7. 1536
    1536 25 September 2020 19: 02
    +3
    The question itself is not strange, but why the United States has not yet brought order to Germany and appointed the government it needs. To be honest, I'm tired of this struggle of some capitalists with others on the territory of third countries. Some kind of XIX century has come. Germans should speak English long ago and forget about the future.
    1. alpamys
      alpamys 25 September 2020 19: 10
      +1
      Quote: 1536
      Germans should speak English for a long time and forget about the future.

      English by the way has German roots
  8. iouris
    iouris 25 September 2020 19: 19
    +3
    The question is empty. The independence of the FRG is completely absent. If Berlin tries to do something serious against Washington, it is war. Do they need it?
  9. Shuttle
    Shuttle 25 September 2020 19: 32
    +2
    .
    It would seem that the days of the official occupation of Germany by the United States are long gone ...

    To whom would it seem so? And the military bases? !!! No occupation has escaped anywhere. It was only the USSR that left. I think that now both Aussie and Wassie are not happy with the Yankees.
    1. Sergey Sfiedu
      Sergey Sfiedu 25 September 2020 20: 01
      0
      Trump began a partial withdrawal of troops from Germany to the Baltic States. The Germans are indignant.
      1. Shuttle
        Shuttle 26 September 2020 08: 02
        0
        Quote: Sergey Sfyedu
        Trump began a partial withdrawal of troops from Germany to the Baltic States. The Germans are indignant.

        I also started a healthy lifestyle more than once.
  10. Sergey39
    Sergey39 25 September 2020 19: 34
    +3
    Pompeo gives an interview to a tabloid, a representative of the yellow press. It is significant.
  11. Keyser soze
    Keyser soze 25 September 2020 19: 47
    -1
    ... that ordinary Germans invariably pay, often at the highest price.


    And the author did not understand what exactly he wrote ... the German's salary will fall from 5000 thousand euros to 4800 and they will begin to die of hunger ...
    1. Alexey Sommer
      Alexey Sommer 25 September 2020 19: 53
      +3
      Quote: Keyser Soze
      a German's salary will fall from 5000 thousand

      The average salary in Germany is about 2500 euros.
      1. Keyser soze
        Keyser soze 25 September 2020 20: 38
        +1
        The average salary in Germany is about 2500 euros.


        I just took the average worker for 2019 - gross electrical engineer 53, mechanic 300 and so on. It doesn't matter - they are very far from paying the "highest price". All this melodramatic concern for Germans is ridiculous against the background of your and our salaries.
        1. Motorist
          Motorist 26 September 2020 18: 02
          -1
          Quote: Keyser Soze
          It doesn't matter ... caring for the Germans is ridiculous against the background of your and our salaries

          It has:
          1. Between gross and net there is a difference of 30-35%.
          2. Do not take into account PPP, "as always".
    2. Svarog
      Svarog 25 September 2020 20: 24
      +1
      Quote: Keyser Soze
      ... that ordinary Germans invariably pay, often at the highest price.


      And the author did not understand what exactly he wrote ... the German's salary will fall from 5000 thousand euros to 4800 and they will begin to die of hunger ...

      I agree with you. If you look at an ordinary German, he is satisfied with everything, well, or almost everything .. And only for this reason, the US military bases are still in Germany.
  12. Aleks2000
    Aleks2000 25 September 2020 20: 29
    +1
    Again, goliath reasoning without a single figure.
    What is the trade between the Germans and America? And with Russia?

    RF does not seem to be included in the top 10 partners. So how will Berlin work?

    Only small children and blondes believe that the world revolves around them (((
  13. Prisoner
    Prisoner 25 September 2020 20: 29
    0
    Not. For the entire German elite is on the hook, Snowden (even if she is still a bastard) is a witness, at the pins. winked
  14. Mimoxod
    Mimoxod 25 September 2020 20: 32
    +1
    Occupied Germans Will Protest American Occupiers, Pure Nonsense laughing
  15. Cowbra
    Cowbra 25 September 2020 20: 36
    0
    Alexander Kharaluzhny
    Do Merkel's words tell you something ... And blueberries?
    Hanging on a hook. And forgive me, not knowing this - you are shpisializd)
  16. bar
    bar 25 September 2020 21: 07
    0
    What kind of independence can be expected from a country that is still in the American occupation zone? We released the German Democratic Republic and the Soviet zone, but the Federal Republic of Germany remained under occupation.
  17. Imperial Technocrat
    Imperial Technocrat 25 September 2020 22: 12
    -1
    Able, of course. Immediately after the collapse of the US in November. Another thing is that this will make Berlin no less hostile to Russia. But - much weaker, and it pleases. So we can do drang nah western
  18. Cucumbers
    Cucumbers 25 September 2020 22: 34
    0
    America now has problems everywhere. We must somehow move away from her I don’t know how
    1. Revival
      Revival 26 September 2020 14: 27
      0
      Ferries from north to south to push the mainland, for example)))
  19. Cowbra
    Cowbra 25 September 2020 22: 40
    0
    The headline of the article is stupid in itself - "to eat something he eat, but how can he give it?" But further - an even more stupid analysis ... Just a hint - who is the Komsomol member Merkel, what have the blueberries and where are the German nuclear power plants. The funniest thing is it's all - one topic
  20. nikvic46
    nikvic46 26 September 2020 07: 20
    0
    Of course, it is useless to argue with those who live in Germany. Germany had two main mistakes. First, an arrogant attitude towards East Germany. If anyone has preserved the German mentality, it is in the East. The second mistake is accepting a large number of migrants. Here is Merkel. followed the lead of employers. There are still enough people in Germany who hope to preserve their former ties with America. This will no longer be the case.
  21. Yusufjon Nuritdinov
    Yusufjon Nuritdinov 26 September 2020 12: 41
    +1
    We ourselves are to blame! There was no need to give up the GDR!
  22. Mikhail3
    Mikhail3 26 September 2020 13: 04
    0
    A country that does not have a strong army, in principle, cannot be independent if it is in direct contact with an ally's army. Such a country actually belongs to its "senior ally", that's all. There is some independence, like the city government has in relation to the governor, but that's all.
    The German army is so integrated into NATO (which is owned and completely controlled by the United States) that there is no need to talk about any real military force belonging to Germany. In addition, American psycho-processing masters have been frolicking on German soil for many decades, so the army will never follow the Chancellor's orders if they contradict the orders of American generals.
    Of course, the German industrialists understand that they are being strangled and destroyed. And they don't like it. But what can they really do? Little. Mediocre and stupidly missing the opportunity to complete the construction of the gas pipeline, our authorities have failed very, very large ... According to the old tradition, they, our wise and sagacious authorities, in honor of the next failure, will steal more from the treasury than usual, and they will give each other medals. Fortunately, medals now carry monthly payments. Of course, they need additional support, but what about ...
    1. Revival
      Revival 26 September 2020 14: 32
      0
      "President in January 2020 that the pipeline will be completed by Russian forces, but construction will end a few months later."

      "Please be understanding ...."
      1. Mikhail3
        Mikhail3 26 September 2020 16: 17
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        We understand that no one in our government is fit for the job. (Maybe Shoigu) As in the leadership of state corporations. As well as ... And when these people flog another joint, we understand them that way! It's hard for them. In addition to their main activity, they are still forced to somehow manage their official duties. But there is no time! And there is nothing ... In general, well done, cho.