After suspicious leaks were reported in two Russian gas pipelines, Nord Stream 1 and 2, officials in Denmark, Germany, and Poland sounded the alarm that sabotage was the likely culprit.
But who was responsible?
Former Polish Defense minister (and current member of European Parliament) Radek Sikorski, took to Twitter to hint that the United States was responsible, tweeting out a photo of the sabotaged pipeline with the caption “Thank you, USA.”
Poland’s Secretary of State Stanisław Żaryn disputed Sikorski’s apparent claim, and called them an act of “gross irresponsibility.”
While any involvement from the Biden administration is pure speculation at this point, it wouldn’t be out of character considering their public statements.
Biden pledged in February that he’d prevent Nord Stream 2 from becoming operational in the event of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. “If Russia invades,” said Biden, “then there will be no longer a Nord Stream 2. We will bring an end to it.” Read more…