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Nord Stream 2 controversy goes far beyond Trump
18 July 2018 00:00
Germany’s plans to build a new gas pipeline from Russia drew criticism from Donald Trump last week, in the latest spat between the US president and his supposed allies. In this case, though, he may be in line with European opinion: Several governments, pressure groups and even the European Commission oppose the pipeline on environmental or energy-security grounds. But stopping it won’t be easy.
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more