It’s one of the greatest threats to European security and transatlantic solidarity. It flouts EU laws and regulations—and gets away with it. It’s a guided weapon masquerading as a commercial project.

It, of course, is the Kremlin-sponsored Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. And on this week’s Power Vertical Podcast, we strip away its myths, fantasies, and fairy tales and look at the reality. Host Brian Whitmore, director of the CEPA Russia Program, is joined by CEPA President Peter B. Doran and Benjamin Schmitt, European Energy Security Advisor at the U.S. State Department.

Show Notes: The Russian ‘zombie’ website pushing disinformation articles on Nord Stream 2, as mentioned by Benjamin Schmitt on this episode, can be viewed at: