Germany has huge amounts of Deutschmarks still squirreled away; huge amounts. Nostalgia is put forth as the reason for holding them but why would they spend large sums of Euro’s just to hold onto and carefully store their Deutschmarks just for nostalgic reasons? It doesn’t make economic sense and the Germans are quite analytical in matters like this. I say the Deutschmarks are held for when they finally ditch the Euro and join the Eastern Corridor.
The Yanks have had wind of this for quite some time and their spoofs in the CIA went about wiretapping Angela Merkel’s private telephone in order to get more information on the degree of planning and the likely timing. Obviously Germany pulling out of the EU/NATO would have a major effect on the EU and most likely spell the end of NATO; both scenarios would not be in the Yanks interest. You recall, the Yanks were caught and it produced a serious rift between Germany and the US. Obummer even apologised.
Germany asked for the repatriation of all of its gold held in the US only to have the request denied. Many theorised [including myself] that it was because the Fed Reserve actually didn’t have the gold. But what do you suppose the reason was for asking for the repatriation in the first place? – Surely it was to back the Deutschmark once Germany dropped the Euro? Why would the Yanks refuse to deliver them their gold? – to stop the process of divorce!
The recent illegal US sanctions [aimed at Russia] were supposed to be a salutary reminder to Russia that they cannot meddle in international affairs without the consent of the US. How dare Russia undermine the US attempt to steal the Naval base at Crimea. However, consider who has really suffered as a result of the sanctions – those EU countries that were leaning to the East. Germany was a major loser and very recently Angela Merkel has petitioned Donald Trump to lift Germany from the burden of the sanctions because they are crippling Germany. Now, do you think this crippling effect on Germany was a coincidence? I don’t!
The majority of Germans do not want enmity with Russia but seek closer co-operation. This is reflected in all recent opinion polls and the industrial leaders of Germany have been pushing closer ties with Russia since the start of the illegal US sanctions. Merkel can read the polls and she has a very shaky coalition majority. She is also astute – she will lead Germany out of the EU/NATO.
Germany has suffered the influx of the terrorgees; these animals who have fled the Middle East, most are illiterate, many are fundamentalist Muslims and most seem to find great joy and excitement raping German women and stealing from German stores. Germany sees these are part and parcel of the US/EU policies forced on Germany.
Germany has opposed the US with the Nord Stream – gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine. This is serious rapprochement with Russia – I don’t care how you want to dress it up. Germany has thumbed its nose not only to the US but also the EU! The North Stream may well be the Rubicon for divorce.
Germany has been “instrumental” in assisting Russia to “freeze” the situation in the Donbas. Merkel has been the one who has behind the scenes played an important role in implementing Tsar Putin’s plan for Ukraine. While seeming to play the Star Spangled Banner, she has been humming the Volga Boatmen.
Consider now, very recent events – The ridiculous incident of the Skripal poisoning. Germany was one of the nations who didn’t immediately back the UK claims and said that there needs to be evidence provided. Other UK/US vassals immediately joined the orchestra and sang the same song as the UK, but Germany didn’t. That was a major diplomatic slap.
Join the related event in Syria – the staged gas attack in Douma – again Germany didn’t immediately condemn and when the unholy Alliance decided on an attack – Germany didn’t participate – you can be sure they were under considerable pressure to join the party. “Come on Germany, drink up your medicine”.
All of these events point to an easing away from the US/UK/EU yoke that has choked Germany; to the zone of influence of Russia and China which is full of promise. It is a sensible move for Germany, but one fraught with great risk. Look what happened to Hitler when he dumped the Banks and rebuilt Germany – they started a war with him. Hitler knew Germany’s future lay to the East but unfortunately he tried to get it by military might – like Napoleon before him.
Germany needs to walk a tightrope here, one false move, a slip and there is no safety net.