Former Pentagon Advisor Says US ‘Almost Certainly’ Destroyed Nord Stream Pipelines

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Retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon advisor says the US is “almost certainly” behind the Nord Stream pipeline explosions, and that the attack was carried out to prevent Germany from bailing on the war in Ukraine.

Col. Douglas Macgregor made the revealing comments during an interview with the Judging Freedom podcast.

Macgregor said Germany can be ruled out as the culprit because they are dependent on the Nord Stream for their energy security, while it also served no benefit for Russia to have sabotaged its own infrastructure.

“Would the Russians destroy their own pipeline? 40 percent of Russian gross national product or gross domestic product consists of foreign currency that comes into the country to purchase natural gas, oil, coal and so forth. So the Russians did not do this. The notion that they did I think is absurd,” Macgregor said.

Referring to Polish MEP Radoslaw Sikorski’s notorious deleted tweet in which he wrote, “Thank you, USA,” Macgregor noted, “Who else might be involved? Well the Poles apparently seem to be very enthusiastic about it.”

Summit report: However, citing reports that more than 500 kg of TNT had been detected in both explosions, the former Pentagon advisor suggested only the United States and British Royal Navy had the capability to pull off the attack.

“Then you have to look at who are the state actors that have the capability to do this. And that means the Royal Navy, the United States Navy Special Operations,” said Macgregor.

“I think that’s pretty clear. We know that thousands of pounds of TNT were used because these pipelines are enormously robust. You have several inches of concrete around various metal alloys to move the natural gas. So it’s not something that you could simply drop a grenade down at the end of a fish line and disrupt. That means it takes a certain amount of sophistication,” he added.

Macgregor suggested that the motive behind the attacks was to prevent Germany from bailing on the Ukraine war after Berlin began “to give the impression that they were no longer going to go along with this proxy war in Ukraine.”

“I’m hesitant to say ‘we know it must have been Washington’. I can’t say that because we just don’t know. But it’s very clear that we have foreclosed Berlin’s options. Berlin was drifting away from this alliance. [Chancellor] Olaf Scholz said ‘I’m not sending any more equipment, I won’t send any tanks’. Now he’s in a bind because the United States has simply robbed him of the option of bailing out. Who’s going to supply him gas and oil and coal and everything else if he bails out? Where does he turn now? And remember, the Germans, who are facing terrible consequences at home refuse to restart nuclear power plants,” the former official said.

As we previously reported, the CIA warned Germany of potential attacks on gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea weeks before Nord Stream 1 and 2 were targeted.

Both Joe Biden and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland asserted that Nord Stream 2 wouldn’t be allowed to operate if Russia attacked Ukraine.

Baxter Dmitry

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  1. Look the Ukraine war is about monopolising the world’s wheat. Monsanto wants the steppes and they want to gmo all that wheat that is the bread basket of Europe. Every country supporting Ukraine is supporting Monsanto.
    They want to destroy Germany again because, its great agriculture competition and they want Russia to have to be at war with Europe so they can crush Europeans They hate Europeans.
    They hate.
    They want to reduce population so they want Australians new Zealand en gland Americans Russians Europeans all killed. They won’t kill Italians Canadians South Americans Spanish Portuguese Mexicans.
    Figure it out.

    • IMO that is only one reason. They never do anything just for one reason. Ukraine is the world’s capitol of child sex trafficking and drug/adrenachrome trafficking. Biden is trying to hide the U.S. deep state’s activities there, while Russia is trying to end all of it because for too long it’s been impacting Russia. They traffic alot of Russian children, too. As well, Ukraine govt is run by their Nazi president and alot of other Nazis. I”ve seen tons of pictures of swastikas etc on military uniforms, posted by Ukrainians and independent journalists. Nazis were there when I was there in 1977, that was well-known then. Russia has now annexed one fifth of Ukraine to Russia, so their entire deep state operation of trafficking all kinds of things is ending.

      • Colonel Richard Black/Former VA Senator: “United States Is Leading The World To A Nuclear War” (May 6, 2022)

        (Excerpt May 6, 2022)
        Shortly After the Dissolution of the Soviet Union, I Met with the Director of Gazprom, Russia’s Largest Company. He Explained to Me How they Were Fighting to Make their Media as Free as it is in the West. They Perceived Us as Much Freer & More Open than them. And he told me, “You know, We Have this Problem Because we have this Uprising in Chechnya, Which is Part of Russia. The Chechen Rebels Send Videos to Russian Television & we
        Broadcast them on Russian Television, Because that is How Freedom of Expression Works.

        And I said, “Are You Kidding Me? Are they Publishing the Enemy’s Propaganda Films? And he Replied: “Yes. Isn’t that How they do it in America? I Told him No. In World War II, We Took the Head of the Associated Press & Put him in Charge of Wartime Censorship & It Was Very Strict.”

        But this is Just One Example of how Hard they [Russia] Were Trying. They Went from Being an Officially Atheist Country, to Becoming the Largest Christianized Major Nation in Europe, by Far. Not Only were the People the Most Christianized in any Major Country in Europe, but the Government Itself was Very Supportive of the Church, of the Christian Faith. They Modified their Constitution to Say that Marriage was the Union of One Man & One Woman. They Became Very Restrictive with the Practice of Abortion. They Ended the Practice of Foreign Adoptions, where some People Went to Russia & Adopting Little Boys for IMMORAL PURPOSES (Pedophiles). They Became a Totally Different Culture.

        • Of all the comments you’ve sent me James, this is the one that is most dear to my heart. You see, I went to USSR in 1977, also Bulgaria and Romania on a huge trip thru Europe that summer. I wanted to see what it was like living under communism. Boy howdy, did I ever see it. I got sick and had to have an emergency appendectomy in Moscow USSR and was in hospital for 3 weeks. In total I was behind Iron Curtain for 5 weeks. On the streets of USSR, there were KGB everywhere, on every street corner and they were very cold and fierce-looking. Scary, terrifying. But in hospital, in the women’s dormitory, the Russian people were wonderful to me. They were so warm and welcoming and eager to hear all about my life in America. Morning after surgery, I was very weak and groggy as my appendix had almost burst. Soon as I woke up in a room of about 25 women, one asked me something in Russian, then German. Finally I was able to speak and told her ” I am American.” Every single head popped up from their bed, their eyes were huge – “AMERICA????” they said with great amazement. They never expected to ever meet an American in their life. Eva spoke broken English and soon I was peppered with questions, asking all about the lives of American women and what they were like. They were all so warm and shared their food with me, hugged me and took good care of me. 3 weeks later I left the hospital, never to see any of them again. That was 45 yrs ago and I still remember them so fondly and will always carry them in my heart, because they were so loving and i was only 22 yrs old far away from home and scared – I didn’t know if the communists would ever let me go home as my dad was an admiral in the U.S. navy, who knew what they might have done with me? I’ve always dreamed that the Russian people would one day be free. It seems that has happened for them and my heart rejoices.

    • Australia will be full of chinese and non whites soon,The only whites left here will the lgbti none breeding type.

  2. Nothing gets leaked with a name attached unless they want it leaked. So they are admitting it and basically threatening the world. This is why so many say the greatest threat to world peace is America.

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