US, EU LNG plan, take Russia out of energy loop (New Europe)

Following a meeting in Brussels between US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on March 25, the United States and the EU Commission announced measures to reduce Europe’s dependency on Russian energy, planning to immediately establish a joint Task Force on Energy Security to set out the parameters of this […]

Greece draws in the US — and edges out Russia (Politico)

ATHENS — It took several decades, but Greece has finally welcomed in the United States — at Russia’s expense. Nearly 40 years ago, Greek people were marching in the streets against U.S. military bases in the region. Banners declared: “Out with the bases of death!” Across the nation, surveys showed most Greeks felt closer to […]