Day: August 4, 2021

Energy As A Weapon: A Cause And Consequence Of Nord Stream 2

Last month’s U.S.-German agreement to allow for the completion of Nord Stream 2 involved a German pledge of national and E.U.-level sanctions against Russia if the state deploys the natural gas pipeline to “use energy as a weapon or launch further aggressive acts against Ukraine.” Published on July 21st, the

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The PMF, Iran, And Recent Drone Strikes

On July 26th, concerning information broke out from an Iranian paramilitary group. On Monday of that week, a member group of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) claimed that two drone strike attacks at dawn targeted one of their ammunition depots. Interestingly, no group has claimed responsibility for the act. While

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