Opinion: Angela Merkel deserves as much blame – or more – as her predecessor for making Germany dependent on Russian energy

Opinion: Angela Merkel deserves as much blame – or more – as her predecessor for making Germany dependent on Russian energy

Then-German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a press conference after her meeting with Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander De Croo at Egmont Palace in Brussels on Oct. 15, 2021.JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images Germany has condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It has increased its defense budget and sent weapons to the Ukrainian military. It has launched a barrage of … Read more